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" Bureau shall investigate and report . . . upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people... "
W. B. Wilson and the Department of Labor - Page 141
by Roger Ward Babson - 1919 - 276 pages
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The Discovery of Poverty in the United States

Robert Hamlett Bremner - History - 364 pages
...to Congress urging favorable action on the measure. The functions proposed for the new bureau were to . . . investigate and report . . . upon all matters...welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people, and . . . especially . . . the questions of infant mortality, the birth rate, orphanage,...
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Sharing Power: Public Governance and Private Markets

Donald F. Kettl - Business & Economics - 2011 - 234 pages
...stigmatized (as mothers' pensions unfortunately did). The Children's Bureau was established in 1911 to "investigate and report . . . upon all matters...welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people." 3S The bureau's chief, Julia Lathrop, mobilized women's associations and reform groups...
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Gender, Class, Race, and Reform in the Progressive Era

Noralee Frankel - Social Science - 1991 - 202 pages
...of Commerce and Labor, the Children's Bureau was originally conceived as a research agency designed to "investigate and report . . . upon all matters...welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people." The law specifically mentioned infant mortality, juvenile delinquency, "dangerous occupations,"...
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Mother-work: Women, Child Welfare, and the State, 1890-1930

Molly Ladd-Taylor - Political Science - 1994 - 211 pages
...Department of Commerce and Labor, the Children's Bureau was conceived as a research agency designed to "investigate and report , . . upon all matters...welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people." The law specifically mentioned infant mortality, employment, juvenile courts, "dangerous...
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Integrating Services for Children and Families: Understanding the Past to ...

Sharon Lynn Kagan, Peter Neville - Political Science - 1993 - 226 pages
...and education programs. The Children's Bureau, initially created to "investigate and report on all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people" (Bremner 1970, p. 774), was perceived as "dinky, depressed, uninspired and uninspiring"...
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Social Policy in the United States: Future Possibilities in Historical ...

Theda Skocpol - Social Science - 1995 - 326 pages
...stigmatized (as mothers' pensions unfortunately did). The Children's Bureau was established in 1912 to "investigate and report . . . upon all matters...welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people."35 The bureau's chief, Julia Lathrop, mobilized women's associations and reform groups...
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Protecting Soldiers and Mothers: The Political Origins of Social Policy in ...

Theda Skocpol - Social Science - 1995 - 714 pages
...welfare advocates succeeded in establishing the Children's Bureau as a federal agency grandly charged to "investigate and report . . . upon all matters...welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people."4 Although the Children's Bureau started with a paltry budget of $25,64o and a tiny staff...
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Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies - United States - 1995
...Children's Bureau shall . . . investigate and report to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, 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,...
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Children in Groups: A Social Work Perspective

Marian Fatout - Political Science - 1996 - 141 pages
...children. It was at this time that the Children's Bureau was established in the US Department of Labor to "investigate and report . . . upon all matters...welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people" (Coll, 1970, p. 49). Early treatment of children developed almost unnoticed by the profession...
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Childbirth: The medicalization of obstetrics

Philip K. Wilson - Social Science - 1996 - 396 pages
...Children's Bureau of the 0epartment of Labor for the purpose of "...investigating and reporting on all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of people." Gnder the leadership of Julia Lathrop, the Bureau conducted oumerous studies relating to iofant and...
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