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National Recreation and Park Association records

Identifier: SW0313

The records of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The NRPA was formed in 1965 after the merger of multiple recreation organizations. The collection includes photographs, audio-visual materials, documents and artifacts. The majority of the records relate to the NRPA. Others organizations that merged to form the NRPA are also partially documented.

Dates: 1890-2008; Majority of material found within 1906-1972

National Recreation Association records

Identifier: SW0074
Abstract Records of the National Recreation Association, founded in 1906 as the Playground Association of America and later known variously as the Playground and Recreation Association of America (1911), National Recreation Association (1930), and National Recreation and Park Association (1965). Among the materials included are minutes, annual reports, annual meeting programs and proceedings, general administrative and financial records, scrapbooks, board and executive council minutes, surveys of...
Dates: 1906-1989

National Social Work Council, National Social Welfare Assembly, and National Human Services Assembly records

Identifier: sw0004
Abstract The National Social Work Council was first organized in 1923 by executives of national welfare associations who met to discuss common problems and exchange information. Subsequent periods of reorganization have resulted in the National Social Welfare Assembly (1945), the National Assembly for Social Policy and Development (1967), the National Assembly of National Voluntary Health and Social Welfare Organizations (1973), and the National Human Services Assembly (2005). The National Social...
Dates: 1910-2013

National Youthworker Education Project records

Identifier: sw0082
Abstract The National Youthworker Education Project (NYEP) began as an initiative of the University of Minnesota's Center for Youth Development and Research to improve the quality of youth-serving organizations. Based on the conclusions of Project Girl, a study of adolescent girls conducted by Gisela Konopka, the NYEP noted that "young people tended not to perceive the opportunities available in the voluntary youth serving organizations." Beginning in 1975, the NYEP started a wide-ranging educational...
Dates: 1973-1986

Neighborhood House records

Identifier: SW 209

Included in this settlement collection is correspondence with settlement leader Stanley Isaacs and with John Foster Dulles, as well as material about the Young Men's Philanthropic League and the New York City Youth Board.

Dates: 1935-1968

New York Service for the Handicapped records

Identifier: SW0187

The collection consists of case records of two projects involving placement of adults and children with physical disabilities in programs at community centers. The records include intake interviews, referral forms, interviews with clients, and self-image rating.

Dates: 1960-1971

New York Social Service Exchange records

Identifier: SW 225

Records contains the index cards maintained by the New York Social Service Exchange, a clearinghouse of information on families who applied for assistance from public and voluntary health and welfare agencies in New York City.

Dates: 1940-1975

Northeast Social Workers Council Records

 Collection — Box: SC9
Identifier: SW 47

The collection contains minutes of council meetings and related correspondence.

Dates: 1932-1948

Northside Settlement Services records

Identifier: SW0188

The Northside Settlement Services records include administrative and program files, minutes, financial records, and material about its Involved Teen Center and day care programs. Limited information regarding the Center's predecessors, Wells Memorial House and Unity Settlement House is also included.

Dates: 1961-1975

NuWay House records

Identifier: SW 189

The collection consists of board minutes, correspondence, financial records,

Dates: 1966-1976

Ollie Randall papers

Identifier: SW0041
Abstract Ollie A. Randall, social worker, welfare administrator, and consultant, is best known for her work on behalf of the aging. After retiring as a special consultant on aging for the Community Service Society of New York in 1955, Randall began work as a freelance consultant on aging, most notably, serving as principal consultant on aging to the Ford Foundation between 1959 and 1969. Most of the Ollie Randall papers consists of material Randall gathered or generated while working as a consultant....
Dates: 1914-1984; Majority of material found within ( 1950-1975)

Ollie Randall: Transcript of oral history interview

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SW 69

Copy of oral history transcript done at Columbia University, covering Miss Randall's work at the Community Service Society of New York.

Dates: 1981

Omar Schmidt papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SW 228

Article reprints, papers, newspaper clippings and Community Health and Welfare Council annual reports from Omar Schmidt, director of the Community Health and Welfare Council of Hennepin County (Minnesota).

Dates: 1943-1977

Parents Anonymous records

Identifier: sw0104

Parents Anonymous is the largest international child abuse prevention self-help group for parents. The Los Angeles-based organization was started in 1970 as Mothers Anonymous by a young mother, idedntified as "Jolly K.", and her therapist, Leonard Lieber. The records date primarily from the 1972 to 1980 and include board minutes, policy statements, conference materials, program information, fund-raising and promotional materials, clippings, and tape recordings.

Dates: 1970-1982

Paul L. Benjamin papers

Identifier: SW 87

The Paul L. Benjamin papers reflect his interest in the family, the profession of social work, leisure, and relief measures during the depression.

Dates: 1914-1971

Paul U. Kellogg papers

Identifier: SW 84

The bulk of the papers documents Kellogg's work as editor of the Survey magazines. It also contains extensive correspondence with family members and reflects his involvement with the various organizations, among them the American Union Against Militarism, the Committee on Industrial Relations, the Foreign Policy Association, the National Federation of Settlements, and the National Conference of Social Work.

Dates: 1891-1952

Physical Facilities for Group Care of Children Project records

Identifier: SW072

The Physical Facilities for Group Care of Children project, conducted by the University of Chicago's Center for Urban Studies in 1965-1968, surveyed and analyzed 200 institutional child care facilities throughout the U.S. The records of the project include administrative files and files on each of the facilities included in the survey. Note: The records relate to the institutional facilities and do not include case files or other information on residents.

Dates: 1964-1971

Pillsbury Waite Neighborhood Services and Pillsbury United Communities records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SW0100
Abstract The Pillsbury Waite Neighborhood Center records comprise board of directors minutes for several Minneapolis, MN settlement houses that merged to form the Pillsbury-Waite Neighborhood Services, now called Pillsbury United Communities. Included are records from Pillsbury House, Citizens' Club, Elliot Park Neighborhood House, and the Edward F. Waite Neighborhood House. The collection also contains photographs of Pillsbury House and Wells...
Dates: 1911-1966

Plan B papers

Identifier: SW B03

Collection contains "Plan B" papers of students in the University of Minnesota School of Social Work. The "Plan B" paper was an alternative form of Master's thesis for students in the program.

Dates: 1940-1970

Planned Parenthood of Minnesota records

Identifier: sw0024
Abstract The Planned Parenthood of Minnesota records document the activities of birth control associations in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, and reflect medical and social issues surrounding contraception, family planning, fertility, and population control. Material includes correspondence, minutes, newsletters, press releases, reports, financial records, sermons, lectures, and notes on meetings. The records also include print materials and publicity related items, such as Planned Parenthood...
Dates: 1932-1971; Majority of material found within ( 1940-1960)

Professional Association of Treatment Homes records

Identifier: SW0268

Corporate records of the Professional Association of Treatment Homes (PATH).

Dates: 1972-2000

Prohibition and Temperance Collection

Identifier: SW 193

The collection consists of a wide variety of published material on temperance, sobriety, the duty of the church, and social and moral issues related to the use of alcohol. The large majority of the 815 pamphlets (1786- ca. 1950) and the 110 books (1827-1960) were published in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Dates: 1786-1960

Prohibition Print Materials Collection

Identifier: sw0307

Collection of prohibition print items assembled by Social Welfare History Archives staff.

Dates: 1882-1935

Project Girl records

Identifier: sw0083
Abstract From 1973 to 1975, the University of Minnesota's Center for Youth Development and Research conducted a study on the "needs, concerns, and aspirations" of adolescent girls. Dr. Gisela Konopka of the University of Minnesota was the project director. Ultimately, nearly one thousand adolescent girls in the United States and Puerto Rico were interviewed. The girls ranged from 12-18 years of age and represented a variety of ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic groupings. All the interviews were...
Dates: 1972-1976

Rachel Marks Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SW 27

The collection is limited to papers dealing with the early history of the Social Welfare History Group and Marks's contributions to the group

Dates: 1956-1969

Radical Social Work Collection

Identifier: sw0304

The Radical Social Work collection includes newsletters, notes, fliers and other documents related to progressive social work. Organizations represented include the Radical Alliance of Social Service Workers and the Bertha Capen Reynolds Society.

Dates: 1963-1987; Majority of material found within 1975-1987

Ralph and Ruth Tefferteller papers

Identifier: sw0203

The papers of Ralph and Ruth Tefferteller, social workers who spent much of their careers at the Henry Street Settlement in New York City. The papers document programs at the settlement as well as some of the Teffertellers' other professional and political activities and their work with the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Mission in Vietnam.

Dates: 1928-1988

Ralph Hileman papers

Identifier: SW0163

The Ralph Hileman papers relate to his activities in the American Recreation Society.

Dates: 1950-1960

Ramsey Action Programs Records

Identifier: SW 13

In addition to the records of the board of directors and executive officers, the collection contains material documenting the organization's program activities, which included child care, Head Start, community food and nutrition, community development, education, employment, energy conservation, multi-service centers, and services for senior citizens.

Dates: 1965-1974

Robert E. Bondy papers

Identifier: sw0043
Abstract The Robert Bondy papers consist of personal correspondence; committee reports, minutes, and working papers; and newspaper clippings, journal articles, and photographs related to his professional career from his first post in 1917 until he assumed directorship of the National Social Welfare Assembly (NSWA) in 1946. The records are primarily concerned with Bondy's work for the American Red Cross and the District of Columbia Defense Council during the 1930s and 1940s. Bondy's papers do not...
Dates: 1917-1946

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