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" The act directed the bureau to 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 174
by Roger Ward Babson - 1919 - 276 pages
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Child Welfare Extension Service. Hearing ... on H.R. 14070 ... January 24 ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce - 1929 - 290 pages
...9, 1912 (see ch. 73, sec. 1, 37 US Stat. L. p. 79), contains the following statement in section 2 : The said bureau shall investigate and report to said...and child life among all classes of our people, and especially investigate the questions of infant mortality, birth rate, orphanage, juvenile courts, desertion,...
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Making an Issue of Child Abuse

Barbara J. Nelson - Family & Relationships - 1986 - 184 pages
...— research, although the scope of acceptable research topics was, in principle, quite wide: "all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes. ..." A small authorization and some statutory limitations on staff effectively restricted the scope...
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A Handbook of Child Welfare: Context, Knowledge, and Practice

Joan Laird, Ann Hartman - Political Science - 1985 - 864 pages
...federal bureau for children. The charge to the Bureau was broad, namely to "investigate and report upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people" (Act Establishing the Children's Bureau, 1912). The first Chiefs of the Children's Bureau were Julia...
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Making an Issue of Child Abuse

Barbara J. Nelson - Family & Relationships - 1986 - 184 pages
...matured into the law that established the Children's Bureau and charged it to investigate and report "upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people."4 No matter that this sugary description reads remarkably like a passage in RL Duffus's equally...
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Special Children-especial Risks: The Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities

Patrick E. Brookhouser, Karen J. Authier - Medical - 311 pages
...the United States Children's Bureau. This public agency was charged with investigating and reporting upon "all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of people" (Childrens Bureau Act of 1912). Child labor and high rates of infant mortality were among its...
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Reaching High-Risk Families: Intensive Family Preservation in Human Services

James K. Whittaker - Social Science - 1990 - 206 pages
...responsibility for dependent children; and the mandate given to the Bureau to "investigate and report . . . upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people . . ." suggested a public responsibility to monitor the well-being of all children, not just those...
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Creating a Female Dominion in American Reform, 1890-1935

Robyn Muncy - History - 1994 - 240 pages
...reforming fervor of 1912. The new agency received a broad mandate, which was to "investigate and report upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people." Among the issues suggested for study were "infant mortality, the birth rate, orphanage, juvenile courts,...
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Adolescent Health: Crosscutting issues in the delivery of health ..., Volume 3

Adolescent medicine - 1991 - 8 pages
...and did not initially perform any child welfare services. Its function was to investigate and report upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people including questions of infant mortality, the birth rate, orphanage, juvenile courts, desertion, dangerous...
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The Urban Underclass

Christopher Jencks, Paul E. Peterson - Social Science - 2001 - 508 pages
...unfortunately did). The Children's Bureau was established in 1911 to "investigate and report . . . upon all matters pertaining to the 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 across...
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The Discovery of Poverty in the United States

Robert Hamlett Bremner - History - 364 pages
...on the measure. The functions proposed for the new bureau were to . . . investigate and report . . . upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children...and child life among all classes of our people, and . . . especially . . . the questions of infant mortality, the birth rate, orphanage, juvenile courts,...
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