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Social workers -- California -- Los Angeles County -- Archival resources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

California Social Welfare Archives agency and miscellaneous records

Identifier: 0603
Abstract This collection consists miscellaneous printed materials and related items from agencies and organizations in California that deal with social welfare and social work. More than 400 organizations are represented, though most are only represented by a few items. Entities include state and local government agencies, schools, non-profit groups, and professional social work organizations. The majority of items date from the 1950s-1990s, though there are some materials dating back as early as the...
Dates: Majority of material found within approximately 1910s-1990s

California Social Welfare Archives biographical files

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0606

This small group of records consists chiefly of oral history transcripts, papers, and newspaper clippings of faculty members (of USC's School of Social Work) and other prominent individuals in the social work/ mental health community. They include files on Genevieve Carter, Lonis Liverman, Linda Poverny, Robert W. Roberts, and about fifty other persons in the social welfare field. The files are arranged alphabetically.

Dates: 1940s-1990s

Jessie E. Dean papers

Identifier: 0410
Abstract Jessie E. Dean was employed by the Los County Department of Charities from 1919 to 1943, and served as Supervisor in the successive Divisions of Outdoor Relief, County Welfare and Indigent Relief. A citation of appreciation from her fellow workers, found in this collection, noted that she was the first, or "near first" trained social worker to practice in Los Angeles. Certainly she was a founding member of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Association of Social Workers, begun in 1923,...
Dates: 1916 - 1960

Neighborhood Adult Participation Project records

Identifier: 0488
Abstract The Neighborhood Adult Participation Project (NAPP) records consist of correspondence, reports, and training materials, 1962-1976 and undated, that document the founding and activities of this Office of Economic Opportunity-funded project. Founded in April 1965, the project was initially funded by the Office of Economic Opportunity and originally overseen by the Los Angeles Economic and Youth Opportunities Agency; by 1976 it was the largest and oldest poverty program in Los Angeles County....
Dates: 1962-1976, undated

Mary Stoddard Florence Crittenton Home papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0610

Letters, photographs, ephemera and a large scrapbook created and collected by Mary ("Mollie") Stoddard, president of the Los Angeles Florence Crittenton Home in the 1920s. The papers document the Home, and Mollie's personal and philanthropic pursuits. Mary ("Mollie") Wilcox Stoddard (later Mary Wilcox Hurd) was born in Placerville, CA in 1870. Mollie was a long time supporter and president of the Los Angeles Florence Crittenton Home.

Dates: 1911-1928