Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275049036339]
Overview Three issues of the newsletter, Das Blatt, published in Bogotá, Colombia by the Asociación Israelita Montefiore. The issues are dated: 1966 November 30; 1968 March 1; and 2019 November. The full title on the two issues from the 1960s is: "Das Blatt: Mitteilungen der Asociación Israelita Montefiore (AIM)." The 2019 issue is an 80 year anniversary edition. The Asociación Israelita Montefiore is an association for the Masorti Jewish community in Bogotá.
Dates: 1966 November 30; 1968 March 1; 2019 November
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, and...
Dates: 1916 - 1960
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract In 1946, a small group of parents in Los Angeles pooled their resources to create a daycare program for their children with developmental disabilities. The following year, the Exceptional Children's Foundation was incorporated with its mission as providing the highest quality services for children who are challenged with developmental, learning, and emotional disabilities--empowering them to reach their greatest potential. Over the years, the mission and vision of the Foundation expanded...
Abstract The Family Service of Los Angeles records document the activities of this social service organziation from its beginnings during the early years of the Depression, to its end in a merger with the Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center. Included in the collection are complete runs of the minutes of the agency's board of directors, its district advisory boards, and all its principal committees, including executive, nominating, casework and finance, together with the records and reports of...
Dates: 1925 - 1998
Overview The Filipino American Library collection consists of materials owned by the Filipino American Library in Historic Filipinotown that were transferred to the University of Southern California Special Collections in 2017. The collection is currently divided into two categories: (i) digitized material and (ii) unprocessed material. The digitized material consists of lantern slides, bound volumes, photographic prints, maps, and other materials that the USC Digital Library digitized and described at...
Dates: 1920 - 2015
Collection — Box 1
Overview Photographs taken by James Child documenting the November 23, 1988 move of the historic Forthmann House from 629 W. 18th St. to 1101 W. 28th St. (now 2801 S. Hoover St.). The collection also includes an essay by Jim Childs about the move, a copy of the Cultural Heritage Board's notice of historical status for the house, and correspondence and related information about the relocation and planned use of the house by USC. The Forthmann House was built in the late 1880s, is believed to be the 6th...
Dates: 1972 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1988
Collection — Box 1
Overview The Esther Gillies papers consists of minutes, correspondence, reports, newsletters, notes, and public relations materials from three organizations with which Gillies worked: the California Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (CAPSAC), Children's Center of the Antelope Valley, and the Drew Child Development Corporation. The bulk of the materials document Gillies' work with CAPSAC and Drew, and the oldest materials in the collection come from CAPSAC.
Dates: 1991 - 2013
Abstract The Greater Los Angeles Association for the Study of Community Organization records documents the functions and activities of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Association for the Study of Community Organization (ASCO) from 1948-1987. The records consist of minutes and agendas of ASCO general and committee meetings, local and national newsletters, speeches, membership application forms, membership lists, promotional flyers, meeting announcements, correspondence, etc.
Dates: 1942 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1961
Collection — Box 1
Abstract The collection consists of copies of the Manzanar Free Press, the Information Bulletin published by the Japanese-American Relations Committee of the American Friends Service Committee, and various pamphlets and fliers published and/or distributed by the War Relocation Authority and various private social service agencies. The bulk of the material is sympathetic to the plight of the interned Japanese and their eventual return (resettlement) to their homes.