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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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Children Today, Volumes 4-5

Child welfare - 1975
...with specific issues affecting children. The federal law establishing the Children's Bureau charged it to investigate and report "upon all matters pertaining...welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people . . ." Questions which the Act directed the Bureau to investigate included "dangerous occupations"...
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The Modernization of Fatherhood: A Social and Political History

Ralph LaRossa - Family & Relationships - 1997 - 287 pages
...by an act of Congress and subsumed under the Department of Labor, the Children's Bureau was mandated to "investigate and report . . . upon all matters...welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people." '" From 1912 to 1929, the Children's Bureau probably did more than any other organization...
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Children Today, Volumes 1-3

Child care - 1972
...developed. As you see, we in the Children's Bureau remain committed not only to our original mission to "investigate and report . . . upon all matters...pertaining to the welfare of children and child life." but also to a vigorous advocacy role in their behalf. Sixty years ago, the few centimeters of tissue...
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A Right to Childhood: The U.S. Children's Bureau and Child Welfare, 1912-46

Kriste Lindenmeyer - Social Science - 1997 - 368 pages
...be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate." That bureau shall investigate and report upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life, and shall especially investigate the questions of infant mortality, the birth rate, physical degeneracy,...
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Justice Between Generations: The Growing Power of the Elderly in America

Matthew C. Price - Social Science - 1997 - 174 pages
...Taft on April 9, 1912. The newly established US Children's Bureau was commissioned to report on "all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people" ; its first-year appropriation of $25,640" marked an early commitment by the federal government...
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Historical Dictionary of American Education

Richard J. Altenbaugh - Education - 1999 - 499 pages
...vortex of current social welfare reform. The Bureau was established on April 9, 1912, with a mandate to investigate and report "upon all matters pertaining...welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people." Julia Lathrop,* first chief of the Bureau, brought her twenty years of experience at HullHouse...
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From Poor Law to Welfare State, 6th Edition: A History of Social Welfare in ...

Walter I. Trattner - History - 2007 - 464 pages
...Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.) Charged with the duty of investigating and reporting upon "all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people," die bureau had no administrative power, nor was it to perform any services, strictly speaking....
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The Survivor's Voice: Healing the Invisible Wounds of Violence and Abuse

Kathy Manis Findley - Family & Relationships - 1999 - 114 pages
...child abuse led to the formation of the Children's Bureau in 1912, created by the federal government to investigate and report "upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children."36 On April 13, 1888, a heated debate took place following the reading of a paper that referred...
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Handbook of Early Childhood Intervention

Jack P. Shonkoff, Samuel J. Meisels - Medical - 2000 - 734 pages
...exploitation of working children, Congress established a Children's Bureau in the Department of Labor "to investigate and report . . . upon all matters...welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people" (quoted in Lesser, 1985, p. 591). In its first annual report, the Bureau acknowledged its...
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The Missing Middle: Working Families and the Future of American Social Policy

Theda Skocpol - Political Science - 2000 - 207 pages
...and ethnicity, and between urban and rural areas. The US 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."19 Similarly, the Sheppard-Towner Act of 1 92 1 was deliberately tailored by Children's...
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