Junior Achievement of Lincoln [RG4027.AM]

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RG4027.AM:  Junior Achievement of Lincoln (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Records:  1972-1975
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska
Size:  0.25 cu.ft.; 1 box

BACKGROUND NOTE

Junior Achievement was founded in 1919 by Theodore Vail, president of American Telephone & Telegraph; Horace Moses, president of Strathmore Paper Co.; and Senator Murray Crane of Massachusetts. Its first program, JA Company Program, was offered to high school students on an after-school basis. In 1975, the organization entered the classroom with the introduction of Project Business for the middle grades. Junior Achievement strives to provide skills and knowledge to young people to ensure their economic success.  Programs target several core content areas including work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy.  Junior Achievement serves over ten million students in more than one hundred countries world-wide.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of one box containing records of Junior Achievement of Lincoln.  The records date from 1972 to 1975 and include business project reports, banquet programs, conference materials, newsletters, manuals and miscellany.  The last two folders contain materials relating to the national Junior Achievement program.

INVENTORY

Box 1
Folder

  1. Bullshirters: A Junior Achievement Company
  2. Mini-First: A Junior Achievement Company
  3. The Piggy Bank: A Junior Achievement Company
  4. Future Unlimited Banquet programs, 1973-1975
  5. Dialog: A sectional conference (Omaha), 1973-1974
  6. Junior Achiever’s Midwest Conference, French Lick, Indiana, 1973
  7. Junior Achievement of Lincoln miscellany
  8. Certificates awarded to Bill Kendra
  9. Dateline newsletters, 1973-1974
  10. National Junior Achievement manuals

 

Subject headings:

Business education -- Nebraska
Economics -- Study and teaching
Junior Achievement of Lincoln (Lincoln, Nebraska)

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