Your Life Work

Produced by Vocational Guidance Films, Inc. and Holmes Burton Films, the Your Life Work Series was a set of educational shorts from the early 1940′s meant to inspire young post-depression workers into specific new careers. The “manuscripts” were penned by Iowa State College professor Arthur P. Twogood:

 

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Finding your Life’s Work
Machinist and Tool Maker
Sheet Metal Worker
Life Insurance Occupations
Food Service Jobs
Pharmacist
Electrician
Bookkeeping and Accounting
Fire and Police Service
Forestry and Forest Industries
Welding
Airline Industry
Printing Industry
Telecommunications
Nursing
Cab and Bus Drivers
Librarian
Baking
Photography/Cinematography
Radio/TV
Woodworking
Journalism
Automotive Industry

 

Supplemental Text:

Choice of vocation, a selected list of books and magazine articles for the guidance of students – This vocational resource bibliography was put together by reference librarians in 1921.

 

Written by: Stephanie Sapienza

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