Child welfare -- United States -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Sociologist, teacher, and social worker. The bulk of the Witmer papers pertain to her writings, including notes, typescripts and manuscripts for her unpublished book, Juvenile Delinquents in Court: A Study in Four Countries (Israel, Poland, Puerto Rico and Yugoslavia). There are also photographs, correspondence, lectures, and conference papers. Also documented are her tenure as director of research at Smith College School for Social Work and at the U.S. Children's...
Dates: 1928-1979; Majority of material found within 1935-1965
Overview Lawyer, journalist, suffragist, prison reformer, pacifist and teacher. Papers include writings (including unpublished autobiography), memorabilia, diaries, and manuscripts. Photographs include Mahatma Gandhi, George Bernard Shaw, Maksim Gorky, and Aleksandr Kerensky. The bulk of the collection is correspondence, which includes Jane Addams, Roger Baldwin, Norman Douglas, Theodore Dreiser, Harry Emerson Fosdick, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, John Galsworthy, Judge Ben Lindsey, Salvador de Madariaga,...
Overview Therese Weil Lansburgh was a social worker, children's welfare advocate and lobbyist. This colection includes her personal and professional papers documenting Lansburgh's career as a social worker and champion for the rights of children, and particularly for affordable day care and social service organizations in which she was involved.
Dates: 1962 - 1994