Dummer, Ethel Sturges, 1866-1954.

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Ethel Dummer, philanthropist and social welfare leader, joined the National Child Labor Committee and the Chicago Juvenile Protection Association, was a founder and trustee of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy, gave the funds to establish the Juvenile Psychopathic Institute, gave financial support to El Retiro School for Girls, a detention home in Los Angeles, directed by Miriam Van Waters, and financially supported social science research by scholars. She also worked with prostitutes and unwed mothers, and published several books, including an autobiography. For futher information, see Notable American Women: The Modern Period.

Katharine Dummer Fisher (1892-1961), her daughter, was active in Chicago and Illinois civic affairs, especially those concerning education and children, and in the League of Women Voters on the local and national levels.

From the description of Additional papers, 1857-1945 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 539585185

Ethel Dummer, philanthropist and social welfare leader, joined the National Child Labor Committee and the Chicago Juvenile Protection Association, was a founder and trustee of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy, gave the funds to establish the Juvenile Psychopathic Institute, gave financial support to El Retiro School for Girls, a detention home in Los Angeles, directed by Miriam Van Waters, and financially supported social science research by scholars. She also worked with prostitutes and unwed mothers, and published several books, including an autobiography. For futher information, see Notable American Women: The Modern Period.

Katharine Dummer Fisher (1892-1961), her daughter, was active in Chicago and Illinois civic affairs, especially those concerning education and children, and in the League of Women Voters on the local and national levels.

From the description of Papers, 1766-1962 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006598

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referencedIn Brown, Dorothy Kirchwey. Papers of Dorothy Kirchwey Brown, 1917-1957. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Dummer, Ethel Sturges, 1866-1954. Additional papers, 1857-1945 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Van Waters, Miriam, 1887-1974. Papers, 1861-1971 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Dummer, Ethel Sturges, 1866-1954. Papers, 1766-1962 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Van Waters, Miriam. Papers, 1861-1971 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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associatedWith Bartelme, Mary Margaret, 1866-1954. person
associatedWith Binford, Jessie Florence, 1876-1966. person
associatedWith Boole, Mary Everest, 1832-1916. person
associatedWith Bowen, Louise de Koven, b. 1859 person
associatedWith Bowman, Le Roy Edward, 1887- person
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associatedWith Buchanan, Scott, 1895-1968. person
associatedWith Burchard, Edward Lawver, 1867-1944. person
associatedWith Burgess, E. W. (Ernest Watson), 1886-1966. person
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associatedWith Chute, Charles Lionel, 1882-1953. person
associatedWith Cooke, Flora J. (Flora Juliette), 1864-1953. person
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associatedWith Dodd, William Edward, 1869-1940. person
associatedWith Dummer family. family
associatedWith Dummer family. family
associatedWith Eliot, Thomas Dawes, 1889- person
associatedWith Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939. person
associatedWith Falconer, Martha Pratt, 1862-1941. person
associatedWith Fisher, Katharine Dummer, 1892-1961. person
associatedWith Flower, Lucy R. person
associatedWith Francis W. Parker School (Chicago, Ill.). corporateBody
associatedWith Francis W. Parker School (San Diego, Calif.). corporateBody
associatedWith Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965. person
associatedWith Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939. person
associatedWith Groves, Ernest R. (Ernest Rutherford), 1877-1946. person
associatedWith Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970. person
associatedWith Hayakawa, S. I. (Samuel Ichiyé), 1906- person
associatedWith Healy, William, 1869- person
associatedWith Herrick, C. Judson (Charles Judson), 1868-1960. person
associatedWith Hodder, Jessie Donaldson, 1870-1931. person
associatedWith Horney, Karen, 1885-1952. person
associatedWith Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 1899-1977. person
associatedWith Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958. person
associatedWith Kenworthy, Marion E. (Marion Edwena), 1891-1980. person
associatedWith Kraines, Samuel Henry, 1906- person
associatedWith Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932. person
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associatedWith Mebane, Daniel, 1894-1956. person
associatedWith Menninger, Karl A. (Karl Augustus), 1893- person
associatedWith Meyer, Adolf, 1866-1950. person
associatedWith Mintzer, Ethel. person
associatedWith MIRIAM VAN WATERS, 1887-1974 person
associatedWith Overholser, Winfred. person
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associatedWith Ratcliffe, Samuel K. person
associatedWith Reiser, Oliver Leslie, 1895-1974. person
associatedWith Reynolds, Azile B. person
associatedWith Ritter, William Emerson, 1856-1944. person
associatedWith Robins, Margaret Dreier. person
associatedWith Robinson, Virginia. person
associatedWith Sargent, Porter E., 1872-1951. person
associatedWith Shontz, Orfa Jean. person
associatedWith Singer, Milton B. person
associatedWith Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965. person
associatedWith Sturges family. family
associatedWith Sturges family. family
associatedWith Taft, Jessie, 1882-1960. person
associatedWith Taylor, Graham, 1851-1938. person
associatedWith Taylor, Graham Romeyn, 1880-1942. person
associatedWith Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968. person
associatedWith Thomas, William Isaac, 1863-1947. person
associatedWith Van Waters, Miriam. person
associatedWith Wagenhals, Margaret. person
associatedWith Washburne, Carleton Wolsey, 1889- person
associatedWith Watson, John Broadus, 1878-1958. person
associatedWith Wells, Dora, 1862-1948. person
associatedWith Wells, Marguerite Milton, 1872-1959. person
associatedWith White, William A. (William Alanson), 1870-1937. person
associatedWith Wilmarth, Mary (Hawes) 1837-1919. person
associatedWith Woods, Elizabeth L. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Illinois--Chicago
Chicago (Ill.)
Subject
Psychology
Education--Experimental methods
Education
College students
Unmarried mothers
Public schools
Psychiatry
Family records
Family social work
Sociology
Illegitimacy
Juvenile delinquency
Social workers
Mental health
Prostitution
Occupation
Philanthropists
Function

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Birth 1866

Death 1954

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