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Certain topics or issues appear throughout the history of community aid and social welfare. Use the drop-down menu or these links to locate articles on these broad issues.

Use the search bar to find articles on specific groups, programs or people. Primary sources related to these topics may be found through the Social Welfare History Image Portal.

Blindness, Deafness, Disability

Discrimination, Intellectual Disabilities, Immigration

Mental Illness, Old Age, PoliticsPoverty, Public HealthUnemployment