Papers, 1926-1931


Papers, 1926-1931

Papers from studies of juvenile delinquency directed by Dr. Van Waters for the National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement (Wickersham Commission) and for Harvard Law School's Survey of Crime and Criminal Justice in Boston. Bulk of the material relates to the work of courts, social agencies, and public institutions with juvenile offenders in Boston and other cities and states, particularly California, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, and Tennessee.

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Lenroot, Katharine F. (Katharine Frederica), 1891-1982 (person)

Katharine F. Lenroot, child welfare leader and the third Chief of the United States Children's Bureau (1934-1951) was born in Superior, Wisconsin on March 8, 1891 to Irvin Luther and Clara C. Lenroot. From early on, her father's political career made Lenroot aware of social and political issues. Admitted to the bar in 1898, Irvine was elected to the Wisconsin state legislature in 1901. After his service in Wisconsin until 1907, he was elected to the national House of Repre...

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Cabot, Frederick Pickering, 1868-1932 (person)

Judge Frederick Pickering Cabot was the picture of perfect Boston Brahmin. Born in 1868, he was descended from one of New England’s wealthiest families. He would become president of the Harvard Union, President of the Boston Symphony, a regular at the Union Club, no doors were closed to him. But he was probably most remembered and most beloved by generations of poor Boston children for his tireless work advocating for them in his role as judge at the Juvenile Court in the early 1900s....

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Van Waters, Miriam, 1887-1974 (person)

Miriam Van Waters, penologist, was born October 4, 1887, in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, the eldest living child (an older daughter died before Miriam was born) of George Browne (1865-1934) and Maude Vosburg (1866-1948) Van Waters. She had two sisters and two brothers: Ruth Van Waters Burton (1893-1967); Rebecca Van Waters Bartholomew (1898-1974?); George, Jr. (1899-19??); and Ralph (1906-). She graduated in 1904 from St. Helen's Hall in Portland, Oregon, and then attended the Univers...

Brown, Sibyl Clement, 1899-1993 (person)

Sibyl Clement-Brown was a psychiatric social worker and was director of Child Care Studies of the Home Office Children's Department, Great Britain (1947-1962). From the description of Papers, 1939-1958 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007765 ...

Glueck, Sheldon, 1896-1980 (person)

Criminologist, law professor, legal scholar, playwright. Prof. Harvard Law School, 1929-1963. Director, basic research into causes, management and prevention of juvenile delinquency, 1925-1972. Member, Advisory Comm. on Rules of Criminal Procedure, U.S. Supreme Court, 1941-1942, 1960-1966. Advisor to Justice Robert H. Jackson on War Crimes, 1944-1945. Recipient Isaac Ray award, American Psychological Association, 1961. From the description of Papers, 1916-1972. (Harvard Law School Libr...

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Max Lowenthal, B.A. (1909) University of Minnesota, J.D. (1912) Harvard Law School; attorney and lifelong public servant. A close associate of Felix Frankfurter, Harry Truman and Louis Brandeis, he served on the National Committee on Law Observance and Enforcement (the Wickersham Commission), the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, and the Interstate Commerce Commission. Lowenthal was an advisor and personal friend of President Harry S. Truman, and was influentia...

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Bettman, Alfred, 1873-1945 (person)

City planner. From the description of Alfred Bettman papers, 1910-1945. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64074394 Alfred Bettman was a city planner. From the guide to the Alfred Bettman Papers, 1910-1945, (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library) Alfred Bettman, prominent lawyer and city planner, was born in 1873 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Louis and Rebecca (Bloom) Bettman. He attended Harvard Uni...

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The Children's Aid Society was the first organization in Cleveland, Ohio, to aid homeless, orphaned, and poor children. Founded in 1854, the institution operated three industrial schools and also assisted in finding homes for its orphaned or abandoned wards through an adoption service. Eventually, the society transferred its industrial schools to the City of Cleveland, keeping just one school and a farm on Detroit Road which had been donated by Eliza Jennings. Inspired by a 1921 stu...

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Founded in 1862 as the Hobart Town Female Refuge Association to provide a home and education for neglected girls, the school was conducted by a committee elected by subscribers, in various premises in Hobart until it was handed over to the Salvation Army in 1945. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225757813 ...

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An agency history is available. From the guide to the Department of Public Welfare Administrative records, 1936-1969., (Utah State Archives and Records Service) An agency history is available. From the guide to the Department of Public Welfare Bulletins, 1954-1966., (Utah State Archives and Records Service) ...

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Wickersham, George W. (George Woodward), 1858-1936 (person)

U.S. attorney general, public official, and lawyer. From the description of George W. Wickersham correspondence, 1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981363 ...

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American legion (corporateBody)

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Felix Frankfurter (November 15, 1882 – February 22, 1965) was an American lawyer, professor, and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Frankfurter served on the Supreme Court from 1939 to 1962 and was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the Court. Frankfurter was born in Vienna, Austria, and immigrated to New York City at the age of 12. After graduating from Harvard Law School, Frankfurter worked for Secretary of War Henry ...

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