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Social service -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

All Nations Church and Foundation records

 Collection
Identifier: 0403
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)

Vivian B. Brown papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0615
Abstract The Vivian B. Brown papers consist of correspondence, reports, newsletters, clippings, brochures, and pamphlets, 1961-2012, created and collected by Dr. Brown. The papers document Dr. Brown's work in designing, implementing, and evaluating community-based, integrated services for individuals with co-occurring conditions, e.g., mental health, substance abuse, and trauma. Dr. Brown is the founder and former CEO of PROTOTYPES, a non-profit agency. She has more than 40 years of experience...
Dates: 1961-2012

California Social Welfare Archives agency and miscellaneous records

 Collection
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

Center for Healthy Aging records

 Collection
Identifier: 0414
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...
Dates: 1976-

Council of Social Agencies of Los Angeles records

 Collection
Identifier: 0480
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

Gladys H. Culp papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0408
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

El Nido Services and Lodges records

 Collection
Identifier: 0409
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)

Exceptional Children's Foundation records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0494
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...
Dates: 1946-2002

Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles records

 Collection
Identifier: 0474
Abstract

This small collection documents some of the activities and history of the Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles. Included are minutes from meetings of the Committee on Aging during the 1960s, when the Freda Mohr Center for the elderly was opened; a notebook describing the history, activities, programs, and administrative functions of the agency; and a dissertation from USC's School of Social Work that examines the history of the agency.

Dates: 1962 - 1980

Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles records

 Collection
Identifier: 0471
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