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Alfred J. Kahn collection

Identifier: SW0309
Abstract Books, reports, articles and testimony on social work authored by Alfred J. Kahn. Topics include social policy, social planning, comparative U.S. and international child and family policy, juvenile delinquency, and social work education.
Dates: 1949-2004

Beatrice Bernhagen papers

Identifier: SW0134
Abstract The Bernhagen papers focus on child welfare and public assistance topics. The papers also include a journal kept during a 1937 public relief demonstration project in Minnesota.
Dates: 1937-1967

Benjamin E. Youngdahl Papers

Identifier: SW 211
Abstract The collection contains the personal and professional papers of noted public welfare administrator and social work educator, Benjamin E. Youngdahl. Personal correspondents include Harry Truman, Adlai Stevenson, Hubert Humphrey, and John F. Kennedy. Materials documenting Youngdahl's career in the academic and public sectors form the bulk of the collection.
Dates: 1916-1968; Majority of material found within ( 1940-1962)

Betsey Rosenbaum papers

Identifier: SW0283
Abstract Personal papers of Betsey Rosenbaum, social worker involved in child welfare causes. Includes legislation and best practices pertaining to Rosenbaum's involvement and child welfare in general.
Dates: 1960-2005

Big Brothers of America records

Identifier: sw0009
Abstract Records of the Big Brothers of America (BBA). The topics discussed include promotion of the BBA program, recruiting and training of volunteer workers, and service standards. The bulk of the material dates from 1946 to 1959.
Dates: 1912-1970; Majority of material found within ( 1946-1959)

Brookwood Child Care records

Identifier: sw0121
Content Description Minutes, reports, publications, financial records, ledgers, photographs, and some case records from the Orphan Asylum Society of the City of Brooklyn, later Brookwood Child Care. Also includes materials from Brookwood Hall in East Islip, NY.
Dates: 1855-2003

Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: sw0345
Content Description The collection contains reports, studies, and training manuals from the resource library of the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work.
Dates: 1985-2005

Child Welfare League of America records

Identifier: sw0055
Abstract Records of a national social service agency dedicated to research, advocacy, policy legislation, and standards in the field of child welfare. Includes minutes, memoranda, reports, correspondence, conference programs, publications, and professional standards. Also includes five microfilm reels containing: minutes from the board of directors, executive committee, annual meetings, and standing committees, as well as newsletters and bulletins (1915-1955); minutes of the National Association of Day...
Dates: 1900-2003

Children's Home Society of Minnesota records

Identifier: sw0289
Abstract Minutes, planning documents, publications, and organizational histories of the Children’s Home Society of Minnesota, founded in 1889. Board retreats, long-range planning, licensing, annual meetings, fund-raising and property acquisitions are also documented. Also includes the quarterly publication, The Minnesota Minnesota Children's Home Finder, dating from 1899-1971.
Dates: 1891-2004

Christ Child Center scrapbook

 Collection — Box: Flat 1
Identifier: SW 258
Abstract Collection contains one scrapbook regarding the Christ Child Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Dates: 1920s-1950s

Christian Carl Carstens papers,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SW 88
Abstract Photocopies of speeches, articles, and reports by Carstens.
Dates: 1919-1939

Clara M. Allen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SW 251
Abstract Collection contains the papers of Clara M. Allen, director of the Bryn Mawr play center.
Dates: 1940-1949

Community Health and Welfare Council of Hennepin County records

Identifier: SW 38
Abstract The Community Health and Welfare Council of Hennepin County records consist mostly of reports, minutes, memoranda, and correspondence, dated from 1960 to 1975.
Dates: 1947-1977; (bulk 1960-1975)

Esther Wattenberg papers

Identifier: SW0243
Abstract Papers and other materials on the social welfare interests of Professor Esther Wattenberg, including family and children's social services policies and programs, child welfare, and women in poverty.
Dates: 1957-2003

Gertrude Zimand papers

Identifier: SW 212
Abstract Collection contains the papers and records of Gertrude Zimand’s career with the National Child Labor Committee.
Dates: 1915-1966

Howard W. Hopkirk papers

Identifier: sw0132
Abstract The papers of Howard W. Hopkirk, who served periodically as executive director of the Child Welfare League of America from 1940 through 1948 and was superintendent of a number of children's institutions. Hopkirk's professional efforts focused on child welfare, especially standards in child care, church-related child welfare programs, and the relative merits of institutions and foster home care.
Dates: 1922-1963

Leonard Mayo papers

Identifier: sw0107
Abstract The Leonard Mayo papers reflect his prominent role in social welfare, particularly in the areas of child welfare, mental retardation and public health issues. The papers include Mayo's speeches and writings and his professional and academic working files. The papers are richest in their coverage of the years from the late 1950's to the early 1970's. They document Mayo's work with the International Union of Child Welfare, the President's Committee on Mental Retardation, and, to a lesser extent,...
Dates: 1926-1988

Melvin Glasser papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SW 253
Abstract Collection contains papers regarding the Mid-century White House Conference on Children and Youth.
Dates: 1950s

Minnesota Child Welfare Training Project records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SW0247
Abstract Records include reports, project summaries, background information, transcripts from radio programs, training session information, scripts and discussion questions for slide shows, copies of publications, and other documents.
Dates: 1975-1976

National Council for Adoption records

Identifier: SW0263
Abstract The records comprise audio cassettes of speeches or papers presented at annual meetings of the National Council for Adoption (formerly the National Committee for Adoption) and personal files of the Council's founding president, Dr. William Pierce.
Dates: 1974-2004

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