Social workers -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Beverly Foundation records, 1978-2008, consist of founding documents, Executive Committee and Board of Trustees meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, reports and publications, and 35mm slides from Walter H. Ettinger's book "Fitness after 50". The Beverly Foundation was formed on November 13, 1978 to (1) pilot, test and demonstrate innovative community programs that support the autonomy of older adults, (2) foster nationwide progress in long-term care administration and...
Dates: 1978 - 2008
Abstract The CSWA Oral History Collection numbers one hundred interviews with persons important in the history of social work in southern California and in the nation. Examples of interviewees include Carmelita White, the first African-American graduate of the USC School of Social Work, in 1932; George Nickel, one of the leaders in the advancement of social welfare in California, from his entrance into the profession during the Great Depression until his death (1990); and Charles Schottland, Social...
Dates: 1969 - 1999
Collection — Box 1
Abstract This collection consists of material documenting Gladys Culp’s undergraduate and graduate work at USC, and materials related to her career in social work with the Bureau of Public Assistance of the County of Los Angeles, especially in the 1960s.
Dates: 1941 - 1968
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview The Family Preservation Archives, headed by Dr. Barbara Solomon, is a collection of data gathered from community-based family preservation networks (CFPNs) in Los Angeles County. As of 2008, the Family Preservation Archives documented over 4000 families or "cases." From 2002 to 2007, this collection was stored at the Hamovitch Research Center in the School of Social Work at the University of Southern California. The collection includes records relating to the design, implementation, and...
Dates: 1980 - 2007
Abstract Ralph Fertig, former Associate Professor in the USC School of Social Work, has worked toward social justice as a civil rights lawyer, social worker, federal administrative judge, and activist. His papers consist of his authored essays and personal narratives, collected clippings, correspondence and institutional records from political organizations and initiatives that he led (includeing Southern California Americans for Democratic Action, Humanitarian Law Project, and University Synagogue),...
Dates: 1929 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1948 - 2009
Abstract Eleanor Klein received her Master's Degree in Social Work from USC in 1953 and held many positions as a social worker in Los Angeles thereafter. She held several positions within the local Southern California chapter of the American Association of Social Work as well as the local chapter of the National Association of Social Work. From 1974-1982 Eleanor Klein was Director of the Department of Clinical Social Work at the UCLA Medical Center. Papers in this collection include reports, meeting...
Dates: 1955 - 1970
Abstract The Neighborhood Youth Association began as charitable organization under the aegis of the Episcopal Church in 1914. Using a settlement house approach, the Association's oiginal goal was to acculturate immigrants to Los Angeles' West side neighborhoods to American culture and values. Over the years the Association has broadened its mission to include providing social services and counseling for poor families and teenaged children in the areas around Venice, California, and the Los Angeles port...
Dates: 1954 - 1991
Collection — Box 1
Overview Maurice Ostomel was the assistant director of the Welfare Planning Council of Metropolitan Los Angeles from 1945 to 1957. While there, he helped form a community committee on the aging and wrote a number of reports on public assistance in California that laid the foundation for state laws. In 1957 he accepted a post as executive director of the Jewish Home for the Aged, where he served until retiring in 1977. During his career, he served on the California State Board of Social Work Examiners...
Dates: 1942 - 1975
Overview The Sanville Institute for Clinical Social Work (formerly the California Institute for Clinical Social Work) was an all-volunteer, non-profit educational organization dedicated to deepening the practice and values of the social work profession among practitioners and the public. From 1974 to 2018 the Institute operated a state-approved graduate program in California, offering a PhD in clinical social work. The Sanville Institute records consist of documents relating to the organization's early...
Dates: 1974 - 2021