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A young man tell his mother about his new job and she night be entitled to benefits.
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Title: John's First Job, Page 5
From: John's First Job
Original caption: Panel #1 -- Later. . .
“I did it, Mom! The State Employment Service Office fixed me up with a good job at the Baxter Chemical Company. I start Monday!”
“Oh Johnny. That’s just wonderful!”
Panel #2 -- “And that’s not all! I had to stop at the Social Security Office today to get myself a card and a social security number. . .while I was there I asked whether you might be entitled to any benefits from Dad’s social security!”
Panel #3 -- “They told me they’d check the records and notify you by mail!”
“I imagine it’ll take a few weeks to hear from them. . .”
Panel #4 -- A few weeks later. . .
“Mom! I’m home. . .What’s for dinner?”
“Oh, Johnny, I have the most wonderful news!”
Panel #5 -- “I heard from the social security office today! I’m going to get fifty dollars a month from Dad’s social security! I can hardly believe it! If I had only called them sooner!”
“Gee that’s swell, Mom! Social Security is a wonderful thing for folks like us! Believe me this is one card I’ll hold on to. . .for my own good!”
Creator: n/a
Date: 1956
Format: Comic Book
Source: Social Security Online History Page
Keywords: Aging; Death; Department Of Health Education & Welfare; Economics; Education; Employment; Family; Government; Industry; Insurance; Pension; Public Welfare; Social Security
Topics: n/a

Objects From This Artifact:
- John's First Job (still)
- John's First Job, Page 2 (still)
- John's First Job, Page 3 (still)
- John's First Job, Page 4 (still)
- John's First Job, Page 5 (still)