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Campbell, Alice W.

Alice W. Campbell is digital outreach and special projects librarian at Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries. She serves as researcher and project manager for The Social Welfare History Project, the Image Portal, and the Freedom Now Project, and has created numerous online exhibits for VCU Libraries. Her work includes Gods and Prophets, Sages and Saints: Religious…

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Sampson, EJ

EJ Sampson is a graduate student in Urban Geography with special interests in intersections of the past with New York City’s present Lower East Side. She is interested in comparative studies of collective memory, the built environment, and migration. Her photographs of local Triangle Fire commemorations have been displayed at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery. A long-time…

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Anderson, Linnea

Linnea Anderson is the Archivist of the Social Welfare History Archives at the University of Minnesota Libraries. She has an M.A. in History and Certificate in Archival Management from the New York University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of History and Archival Management Program, as well as a B.A. in History and B.A….

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Americanization – selected publications

Americanization; Principles of Americanism, Essentials of Americanization, Technic of Race-Assimilation. Winthrop Talbot, Julia E. Johnsen, eds. New York: H.W.Wilson, 1920.   Immigration and Americanization: Selected Readings. Philip Davis, Bertha Schwartz, eds. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1920. Includes essays by Jane Addams, Lillian Wald, Henry Cabot Lodge, Prescott F. Hall, Kate Waller Barrett, Paul Kellogg, and…

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True Americanism – Address of Louis D. Brandeis (1915)

True Americanism address of Louis D. Brandeis at Faneuil Hall, Boston. July 4, 1915.   Ladies and gentlemen:– E pluribus unum, Out of many one, was the motto adopted by the founders of the Republic when they formed a union of the thirteen States. To these we have added, from time to time, thirty-five more. The…

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Nurses Settlement, Richmond, VA – Handbook of Settlements (1911)

RICHMOND – THE NURSES SETTLEMENT 201 East Cary Street (August, 1909 -)   Note: This description of the Nurses Settlement in Richmond, VA is from the Handbook of Settlements written by two settlement house pioneers: Robert Archey Woods and Albert J. Kennedy.  The book included the findings of a national survey of all the known settlements in existence in 1910 and…

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National Social Welfare Assembly Comics Project

The National Social Welfare Assembly’s Comics Project was a collaboration between The National Social Welfare Assembly and National Comics, the company which became DC Comics. The project lasted from August, 1949 to July, 1967 and produced over 200 comic pages promoting citizenship and social values.

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Falck, Hans Siegfried (1923 – 2014)

Author of Social Work: The Membership Perspective, Dr. Falck’s greatest contribution to the field was his development of the “Membership Theory” and his study of its implications and consequences for social work practice.

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