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Columbia University Press, 1929 - Charities

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Page 275 - Make investigations concerning and report upon all matters touching the enforcement and effect...
Page 13 - To continue and carry on a system of national and international relief in time of peace and to apply the same in mitigating the sufferings caused by pestilence, famine, fire, floods, and other great national calamities, and to devise and carry on measures for preventing the same...
Page 183 - To elevate the character and advance the interests of the profession of teaching, and to promote the cause of popular education in the United States.
Page 56 - Every person of full age, who shall be a resident and inhabitant of any town or city for one year, and the members of his family who shall not have gained a separate settlement, shall be deemed settled in such town...
Page 232 - ... may deem proper, not longer, however, than three years, and such probation period may extend beyond the time such child attains the age of sixteen years.
Page 105 - 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 283 - ... habitual drunkenness, of being a common prostitute, or frequenting disorderly houses or houses of prostitution, or of a misdemeanor...
Page 272 - To collect statistical information in respect to the property, receipts, and expenditures of all institutions, societies, and associations subject to the supervision of the Board, and the number and condition of the inmates thereof, and the poor receiving public relief.
Page 276 - Institutions in the University. The institutions of the University shall include all secondary and higher educational institutions which are now or may hereafter be incorporated in this State, and such other libraries, museums, institutions, schools, organizations and agencies for education as may be admitted to or incorporated by the University.
Page 178 - The study of tuberculosis in all its forms and relations; the dissemination of knowledge concerning the causes, treatment and prevention of tuberculosis ; the encouragement of the prevention and scientific treatment...

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