Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social conditions -- Archival resources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The records contain correspondence; program plans and proposals; medical records and statistics; budgets and other financial records; staff rosters; miscellaneous religious publications; newspaper clippings; brochures, and other publications describing the work of All Nations; annual reports; committee reports, agendas, and minutes; and staff reports on activities. This collection encompasses the years 1925-1978, with the bulk of the material dating frmo the decade of the 1930s.
Dates: 1925-1978 (bulk 1930s)
Abstract The Center for Healthy Aging is a Santa Monica based organization whose main goal is to provide health advice and counselling for senior citizens who might otherwise not be able to afford such care. The Center began in 1976 under the name of Senior Health Peer Counseling; the name was changed to Center for Healthy Aging in 1995. The collection presently contains materials from the governing board meetings, correspondence of the Center's two executive officers, Bernice Bratter (1976-1985) and...
Collection — Box 1
Abstract The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks reports and brochure contains three items, two of which are reports on the City of Los Angeles' recreational infrastructure. One examines the immediate post-World War II era and is dated 1946, while the other dates from 1980; both are concerned with the improvements of city recreational facilities. The brochure (circa 1940s) outlines available recreation facilities and activities for senior citizens.
Dates: 1946, 1980, undated
Abstract The Community Chest and Welfare Federation of Los Angeles Area records contains reports (both annual and research), minutes, by-laws, and other administrative materials that document the higher level functions of these non-profit organizations during formative phases of their history, the late 1920s through the early 1960s.
Dates: 1929 - 1962
Abstract The Council of Social Agencies of Los Angeles records consist of meeting minutes, reports, and correspondence and memorandums, 1929-1947, created and collected by this welfare organization. The minutes are primarily those of the Executive Committee, and describe the higher level administrative activites of the Council. The reports consist of summaries of the activities of the various Council divisions, as well as research reports produced by these divisions on such topics as Los Angeles...
Dates: 1929 - 1947
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
Abstract The El Nido Services and Lodges records cover the practical details of El Nido's operations, 1930-1980, documenting its real estate management, zoning battles, tax questions, insurance and "disaster preparedness" provisions, and occasional personnel problems of this social service agency. Originally a project of the Los Angeles Section of the National Council of Jewish Women, the Section established a Children's Bureau in Los Angeles in 1925, and three years later built a camp for...
Dates: 1932-1986 (bulk 1970s-1980s)
Collection — Box 1
Abstract The Haynes Foundation reports consists of 5 reports funded, and published, by the Haynes Foundation that describe and examine social and economic conditions in Los Angeles between 1948 and 1950. The reports were originally held by the Research Department of the Welfare Council of Metropolitan Los Angeles.
Dates: 1948 - 1951
Abstract The records of the Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles consist of reports, correspondence, board meeting minutes, and Council publications, 1956-1979, that document some of the activities of this organizaiton, including their work with the Jewish aged and their fundraising activities. Also included is some organizational, historical, and programmatic information on the Jewish Centers Association of Los Angeles.
Dates: 1956 - 1979
Abstract The Los Angeles Area Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood Centers records consists of correspondence, reports, memorandums, bylaws, and meeting minutes, 1954-1976 (bulk 1965-1967) that document the development and founding, and activities, of this non-profit organization. The conception and incorporation of the federation are very well documented; also included are records pertaining to some of the major programs sponsored by the Federation, including Head Start; and the Federation's...
Dates: 1954 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1967