Chicago Social Service Directory

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Burmeister printing Company, 1918 - Charities - 271 pages

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Page 236 - Comite International de Secours" and the Government and the people and the armies of the United States of America. Fifth. And to continue and carry on a system of national and international relief in time of peace and apply the same in mitigating the sufferings caused by pestilence, famine, fire, floods, and other great national calamities. Sixth. And to devise and carry on measures for ,preventing the same, and generally to promote measures of humanity and the welfare of mankind.
Page 27 - The said bureau shall investigate and report to said department upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people, and shall especially investigate the questions of infant mortality, the birth rate, orphanage, juvenile courts, desertion, dangerous occupations, accidents and diseases of children, employment, legislation affecting children in the several States and Territories.
Page 23 - The intent and purpose of this act are to provide humane and scientific treatment and care and the highest attainable degree of individual development for the dependent wards of the state ; "To provide for the delinquent such wise conditions of modern education and training as will restore the largest possible portion of them to useful citizenship; ' ' To promote the study of the causes of dependency and delinquency, and...
Page 9 - ... this section is intended to include all laws relative to cleanliness, and to the use or sale of poisonous, unwholesome, deleterious, or adulterated drugs, medicines or food, and the necessary sanitary supervision of the purity and wholesomeness of the water supply for the City of New York.
Page 128 - ... of their accounts; in all matters relating to apprentices; and in proceedings for the collection of taxes and assessments, and such other jurisdiction as may be provided for by general law.
Page 63 - The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People seeks to uplift the colored men and women of this country by securing to them the full enjoyment of their rights as citizens, justice in all courts, and equality of opportunity everywhere.
Page 227 - To provide a center for a higher civic and social life; to institute and maintain educational and philanthropic enterprises, and to investigate and improve the conditions in the industrial districts of Chicago.
Page 23 - To promote the study of the causes of dependency and delinquency, and of mental, moral and physical defects, with a view to cure and ultimate prevention...
Page 70 - ... it shall be the duty of the said probation officer to make such investigation as may be required by the court; to be present in court in order to represent the interests of the child when the case is heard; to furnish to the court such information and assistance as the judge may require; and to take such charge of any child before and after trial as may be directed by the court.
Page 125 - ... of Seventy-first street and west of Cottage Grove avenue ; the Second District comprises that part of the city south of Seventy-first street and east of Cottage Grove avenue. FIRST DISTRICT In the First District are located twenty-four branch civil courts on the 8th, 9th and llth floors of the City Hall. In these civil branches, nine of the judges hear jury cases. Judges from other counties sit from time to time in the civil branches of the court, trying both jury and non-jury cases. There are...

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