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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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Hearts of Wisdom: American Women Caring for Kin, 1850-1940

Emily K. Abel - Medical - 2009 - 336 pages
...and Florence Kelly, who had led the campaign against child labor, the Children's Bureau was expected to "investigate and report upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children."41 In its first two decades, it could point with pride to a number of notable achievements....
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Social Policy and Policymaking by the Branches of Government and the Public ...

Theodore J. Stein - Political Science - 2001 - 512 pages
...the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The bureau's mandate was straightforward: “To investigate and report upon all matters pertaining...welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people.” Under the stewardship ofJulia Lathrop, who headed the bureau from its inception until...
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Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Volume 37

Genealogy - 1910
...Children's Bureau in the Department of the Interior of the United States. " The Children's Bureau would investigate and report upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life, and would especially investigate questions of infant mortality, the birth rate, physical degeneracy,...
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The Politics of the Pta

Charlene K. Haar - Education - 2002 - 187 pages
...event, the Children's Bureau was created as a federal agency in the Department of Labor. It was charged to "investigate and report . . . upon all matters...welfare of children and child life among all classes of people."17 Over time, the Children's Bureau became involved in labor and socialinsurance issues, neither...
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Student's Guide to Landmark Congressional Laws on Social Security and Welfare

Steven Greene Livingston - Law - 2002 - 258 pages
...advice of consent of the Senate . . . 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,...
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A Century of Juvenile Justice

Margaret K. Rosenheim, William G Simon Professor of Law and Director of the Earl Warren Legal Institute Franklin E Zimring, Franklin E. Zimring, David S. Tanenhaus, Bernardine Dohrn, Associate Professor of History and the James E Rogers Professor of History and Law William S Boyd School of Law David S Tanenhaus - Law - 2002 - 554 pages
...information about the nation's young. The Children's Bureau was authorized to investigate and report on "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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The Welfare of Children

Duncan Lindsey, Professor Department of Social Welfare School of Public Affairs Duncan Lindsey - Social Science - 2004 - 451 pages
...continue unexamined. The Children's Bureau — The Beginning of a System [The purpose of the Bureau was to investigate and report] upon all matters pertaining...welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people. [It was charged to investigate] infant mortality, the birth rate, orphanage, juvenile courts,...
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Reproductive Health, Reproductive Rights: Reformers and the Politics of ...

Robyn L. Rosen - Political Science - 2003 - 196 pages
...Conference. Three years later, the US Children's Bureau (CB) was established in the Department of Labor to "investigate and report upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life."7 With the creation of the CB, women reformers, settlement house workers, and social scientists...
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The Poverty of Welfare: Helping Others in Civil Society

Michael Tanner - Political Science - 2003 - 212 pages
...social welfare issues. In 1912 Congress established the Children's Bureau to study and report on "all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people."26 The agency had no authority and an annual budget of only $25,640 but nonetheless represented...
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The White Welfare State: The Racialization of U.S. Welfare Policy

Deborah E. Ward - Political Science - 2009 - 208 pages
...establishment in 1912 of the Department of Labor's Children's Bureau. Congress mandated the bureau "to investigate and report . .. upon all matters pertaining...welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people." 40 The Children's Bureau acted as a research center for gadiering information on child...
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