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Abortion Rights Council of Minnesota records

Identifier: SW0127
Overview The collection includes minutes, newsletters, clippings, and related reference items.

AFFILIA editorial files

Identifier: SW 111
Overview Contains administrative records, such as board meeting minutes, policy statements, financial records, production files, subscription materials, editorial files, and general correspondence.

AFL-CIO Community Service Activities records

Identifier: SW0020
Overview The records reflect organized labor's efforts to increase membership involvement in such community health, welfare, and recreation programs as blood banks, counselling and referral services, or strike assistance. The collection includes incomplete material from predecessor agencies: the AFL's Labor League for Human Rights and the CIO War Relief Committee, later renamed the National CIO Community Services Committee. Also included are correspondence, a reference manual, director's reports,...

Agnes Leach papers

Identifier: SW 217
Overview Correspondence between Agnes Brown Leach, a Survey Associates board member, and Paul Kellogg, editor of the Survey.

Albert J. Kennedy papers

Identifier: sw0144
Overview The Albert J Kennedy papers contain Kennedy's research and writing, including his typed manuscript for Social Settlements in New York City, as well as published and unpublished articles on arts in the settlements, on early settlement leaders, and on settlement contributions to race relations.

Aldred A. Heckman papers

Identifier: SW 161
Overview The collection includes Heckman's speeches, professional correspondence, and working files from his agency, foundation, and voluntary activities, reflecting his involvement in national professional associations, and in St. Paul civic affiars. Heckman's interest in social policy issues, such as the delivery and management of health care services, education, corrections, and family relief are well-documented. Also included are surveys Heckman conducted in the 1930s and 1940s of community chests...

Alfred J. Kahn collection

Identifier: SW0309
Overview 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.

Alice Taylor Davis papers

Identifier: SW 143
Overview Alice Taylor Davis was known for her contributions to social work education and commitment improving social service. The Alice Taylor Davis papers reflect her career in social work education, consultation, and on the staff of the U.S. Department of Health Education and Welfare, Technical Training Division. They also relate to her work as co-director of the Study of Social Work Education, which culminated in the report, Social Work Education in the United States (1952) and was a factor in the...

Alliance of Cambridge Settlement Houses records

Identifier: SW 0057
Overview The Alliance of Cambridge Settlement Houses records consist of minutes, correspondence, project applications and reports, financial documents, and group work records. The Alliance of Cambridge Settlement Houses was a federation of Cambridge, Massachusetts, neighborhood centers, incorporated in June 1963. Participants included Cambridge Community Center, Cambridge Neighborhood House, East End House, and Margaret Fuller House. The records, which are mostly from the 1960s, reflect problems of...

Alvin Schorr papers

Identifier: SW 103
Overview The Alvin Schorr papers reflect his influential career in the field of social work, in both the government and academic sectors, from the 1940's through the 1980s. The collection includes Schorr's books, (some in manuscript form), articles, and speeches, his professional correspondence files, and working files from his government and private-sector positions and activities.

American Immigration and Citizenship Conference records

Identifier: SW 128
Overview The American Immigration and Citizenship Conference records include materials relating to the Conference's efforts to monitor and influence federal immigration policies, especially efforts to replace or revise the national origins quota system and to liberalize policy on the admission of refugees.

American Lutheran Church, Division of Social Services records

Identifier: SW 129
Overview Records consist of reports, newsletters, and board minutes of state and regional Lutheran welfare organizations and local Lutheran welfare institutions.

American Orthopsychiatric Association records

Identifier: SW 130
Overview The collection contains copies of papers presented at the association's annual conferences, reflecting a multidisciplinary approach to a broad range of issues affecting children, adolescents, and their families, schools, and communities.

American Public Welfare Association records

Identifier: SW 54
Overview The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, memoranda, reports, publications, speeches, statements, and news clippings generated or collected by the American Public Welfare Association. APWA, founded in 1930 as the American Association of Public Welfare Officials, is a professional organization for staff members of public agencies and others interested in public welfare. APWA studies and distributes information regarding legislation and also offers its members professional development...

American Social Health Association Records

Identifier: SW 45
Overview The records chronicle the American Social Health (originally "Hygiene") Association's efforts to control and prevent venereal disease, prostitution, and drug addiction through educational, legal, and medical measures. The records reflect considerable interaction with the armed forces, particularly during periods of war or full mobilization. Field reports document conditions in individual cities and the influence of housing, recreation, sanitation, and other factors on vice and public health....

American Society of Public Administration records

Identifier: SW 131
Overview The collection consists of board minutes, general correspondence, membership lists, and financial records.

Anna B. Raines papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SW 195
Overview One folder of photocopies of Anna Raines’ papers.

Annie Laurie Baker Collection

 Collection — Box: SC 5
Identifier: sw0302
Scope and Contents Articles and reports on: tuberculosis control; the Medical Social Service Progarm of the Wheat Ridge Foundation, American Red Cross public health and military hospital programs; and the Social Service Department of the University of Minnesota Hospitals. The materials were created or collected by Annie Laurie Baker, professor and director of the University Hospital Social Service Department at the University of Minnesota.

Arthur Dunham papers

Identifier: SW0146
Overview The collection consists primarily of biographical material on prominent social work figures compiled by Arthur Dunham. Also included in the collection are some records of the National Social Unit Organization, which promoted community organization and community based services.

Arthur J. Hillman papers

Identifier: SW 165
Overview The collection contains pamphlets on various social activities and issues of interest to Arthur Hillman as well as materials on the Association for the Study of Community Organization (ASCO).

Arthur Spindler papers

Identifier: SW 270
Overview Collection contains of the papers of Arthur Spindler, a public health and public welfare administrator.

Association for Social Work with Groups records

Identifier: sw0091
Overview Records of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups (AASWG), a professional organization promoting research, education, and practice standards in the field of group work. Contains correspondence, board and committee minutes, regional and local chapter files, project records, newsletters, and annual symposia files. Also, gifts of material from individual association members documenting the history of group work education and practice; AASWG committees; and the AASWG annual...

Association for Voluntary Sterilization Records

Identifier: SW 15
Overview Records of an organization advocating voluntary sterilization as a means of birth control and limiting population growth. Includes records of predecessor organizations that promoted eugenic sterilization. Contains primarily: minutes, correspondence, clippings, financial records, reports, and statistics showing sterilizations by state. Topics include: eugenic sterilization of mentally ill and developmentally disabled persons; medical, legal, and socio-economic aspects of sterilization; efforts...

Association for Women in Social Work

Identifier: sw0319
Overview The Association for Women in Social Work records include correspondence, newsletters, and financial records as well as documents related to the Collective for the Study and Advancement of Feminist Social Work, which was also known as FemSchool. This was a series of summer gatherings of feminist academics and practitioners. The Association disbanded in 2000.

Association of Junior Leagues of America Records,

Identifier: sw0014
Overview Records of the national office of the Association of Junior Leagues of America (AJLA)consisting of files on local member leagues in cities throughout the country. Prominent topics include children's theater, volunteer services, civic art programs, welfare services in local communities, fund-raising, health and rehabilitation services, education, and the operation of individual leagues. Includes: correspondence, field visit reports, regional directories, reports, articles written for AJLA...

Baccalaureate Program Directors Association records

Identifier: SW 271
Overview Collection contains the records of the Baccalaureate Program Directors Association.

Baden Street Settlement records

Identifier: SW0003
Overview This Rochester, New York settlement house, which is still in operation, traces its origins to the work of the B'rith Kodesh Temple. The Baden Street Settlement records document child care, health care, casework, and group work at the settlement. The records include minutes from Board of Directors' meetings, annual reports, case reports, and commentary on the impact of the Great Depression and other events.

Barbara Hodges papers

Identifier: SW 21
Overview Included are materials relating to her courses at National Catholic School of Social Services, training courses for the Military Medical Service Corps, and the District of Columbia Public Health Department. Access Restrictions apply.

Beatrice Bernhagen papers

Identifier: SW 134
Overview The Bernhagen papers focus on child welfare. Included is a journal kept during a 1937 public relief demonstration project in Minnesota.

Beatrice N. Saunders papers

Identifier: SW 248
Overview Contains National Association of Social Workers publications and the records of an oral history project.

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