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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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Sharing Power: Public Governance and Private Markets

Donald F. Kettl - Business & Economics - 2011 - 234 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." 3S The bureau's chief, Julia Lathrop, mobilized women's associations and reform groups across the nation...
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Mother-work: Women, Child Welfare, and the State, 1890-1930

Molly Ladd-Taylor - Political Science - 1994 - 211 pages
...the Children's Bureau was conceived as a research agency designed to "investigate and report , . . upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people." The law specifically mentioned infant mortality, employment, juvenile courts, "dangerous occupations,"...
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Gender, Class, Race, and Reform in the Progressive Era

Noralee Frankel - Social Science - 1991 - 202 pages
...Children's Bureau was originally conceived as a research agency designed to "investigate and report . . . upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people." The law specifically mentioned infant mortality, juvenile delinquency, "dangerous occupations," "accidents...
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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" (Steiner 1976,...
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Second to None: From 1865 to the present

Ruth Barnes Moynihan, Cynthia Eagle Russett, Laurie Crumpacker - History - 1993 - 474 pages
...concerned about eradicating boll weevils than about reducing infant mortality. With a mandate to monitor "the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people," the Children's Bureau began its work in 1912. under the strong leadership of a former Hull House resident,...
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Social Policy in the United States: Future Possibilities in Historical ...

Theda Skocpol - Social Science - 1995 - 326 pages
...unfortunately did). The Children's Bureau was established in 1912 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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Protecting Soldiers and Mothers: The Political Origins of Social Policy in ...

Theda Skocpol - Social Science - 1995 - 714 pages
...establishing the Children's Bureau as a federal agency grandly charged to "investigate and report . . . upon all matters pertaining to the 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 of...
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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...
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Children Today, Volumes 4-5

Child welfare - 1975
...affecting children. The federal law establishing the Children's Bureau charged it to investigate and report "upon all matters pertaining to the 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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A Right to Childhood: The U.S. Children's Bureau and Child Welfare, 1912-46

Kriste Lindenmeyer - Social Science - 1997 - 368 pages
...Alexander McKelway.53 The final act mandated that the Children's Bureau "investigate and report . . . upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people." Thus, it closely followed the language of the first bill written by Kelley, Wald, Addams, and Lindsay...
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