Social workers -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 14 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 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
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
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
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1954 - 1991