Papers, 1926-1931


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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Van Waters, Miriam (person)

Penologist (University of Oregon, B.A., 1908, M.A., 1910; Clark University, Ph. D., 1913) Van Waters was superintendent of the Reformatory for Women in Framingham MA (1932-1957). She was also director (1919-1920) of El Retiro, a school for delinquent girls in Calif., referee (1920-1930) for the Los Angeles County Juvenile Court, director of the juvenile delinquency section of the Harvard Law School Crime Survey (1926-1930s), consultant on juvenile delinquency for the Wickersham Commission (1928-...

Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (corporateBody)

Orleans Parish Prison. (corporateBody)

Bode, Elizabeth (person)

Lowenthal, Max, 1888-1971 (person)

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...

California Commission for the Study of Problem Children (corporateBody)

Colorado Prison Association (corporateBody)

Boys' and Girls' Parole Department: Commonwealth of Massachusetts (corporateBody)

Massachusetts Training School: Boys' Parole Division (corporateBody)

U.S. Dept. of Labor, Children's Bureau (corporateBody)

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...

Massachusetts Child Welfare Committee (corporateBody)

New Orleans Juvenile Court (corporateBody)

Children's Bureau (U.S. Dept. of Labor) (corporateBody)

Maryland House of Corrections (corporateBody)

Michigan, Boys' Vocational School (corporateBody)

Children's Aid Society (corporateBody)

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...

Wayside Inn Trade School (corporateBody)

News Boy's Trial Court (corporateBody)

Division of Juvenile Delinquency (corporateBody)

Worcester Juvenile Court (corporateBody)

Sam Warner (person)

Nebraska Juvenile Court-Lancaster County (corporateBody)

Girls' Industrial School (Hobart, Tas.) (corporateBody)

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 ...

Cabot, Richard C. (Richard Clarke), 1868-1939 (person)

Richard Clarke Cabot, 1868-1939, AB, 1889, Harvard College; MD, 1892, Harvard Medical School, was Professor of Clinical Medicine and Social Ethics at Harvard. Cabot led the teaching of Social Ethics at Harvard from 1920 to 1934. Cabot also served as one of two chiefs of staff at Massachusetts General Hospital from 1912 until his retirement in 1921. Cabot established medical social work at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1905, and also introduced autopsy teaching at the institution; Cabot's cli...

Lancaster Industrial School for Girls' (corporateBody)

Michigan, Girls' Training School (corporateBody)

Brushy Mountain Prison (corporateBody)

Mitchell, William D., 1912-1973 (person)

Family Welfare Society. (corporateBody)

Boston Juvenile Court (corporateBody)

Department of Public Welfare (corporateBody)

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) ...

Warner, San B. (person)

Brown, Sibyl. (person)

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 ...

State Reformatory at Monroe (corporateBody)

Lancaster (Mass.) Industrial School for Girls (corporateBody)

State Reformatory for Men (corporateBody)

State School for Colored Boys (corporateBody)

Lyman Industrial School (corporateBody)

New Jersey, Annandale Reformatory for Men (corporateBody)

Louisiana Training Institute (corporateBody)

State School for White Girls (corporateBody)

Lenroot, Katharine F. (person)

The McDermaids are residents of Rockford, Illinois. Clarence is the son of Daniel and Minnie McDermaid and is a college student. Minnie McDermaid passes away between Jan 1954 and Dec 1959 Katharine Frederica Lenroot (1891-1982) was a child welfare leader and served as the third Chief of the United States Children's Bureau from 1934-1951 after an appointment by President Roosevelt. She is the daughter of Wisconsin senator Irvine She was Emma Lundberg's assistant at the Wisconsin Indu...

Clinton Farms (corporateBody)

Hyatt, Carl B. (person)

State Training and Agriculture School (corporateBody)

Parsons, Herbert Collins, 1862-1941 (person)

New York Crime Commission (corporateBody)

Recorder's Court (corporateBody)

Boston Central Court (corporateBody)

Church Home Society (corporateBody)

Shirley School for Boys (corporateBody)

Juvenile District Court (corporateBody)

Justice Court Docket (corporateBody)

Maryland, Henry Watson's Children's Aid Society (corporateBody)

Wickersham Commission (corporateBody)

Mass. Department of Welfare. (corporateBody)

Boston Social Union (corporateBody)

Louisiana Penitentiary (corporateBody)

New Jersey Prisons (corporateBody)

State Industrial School for Girls (corporateBody)

American legion (corporateBody)

Veteran's organization. From the description of Records, 1893-1927. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36805972 Association of veterans of American wars. Formed by a group of World War I officers, the American Legion is the world's largest veteran's organization. From the description of Records, 1960-1987. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 61206804 The American Legion was founded in 1919 by veterans returning from Europe after Worl...

California, San Francisco Juvenile Court. (corporateBody)

Maryland, Child Welfare League (corporateBody)

Vocational School for Colored Girls (corporateBody)

Catholic Charities Bureau (corporateBody)

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 of Sheldon Glueck, 1916-1972 (incl...

Ohio, Report on Cincinnati Orphans' Assylum (corporateBody)

Lyman School (corporateBody)

Morewood, Margaret T. (person)

Division of Child Guardianship (corporateBody)

Juvenile Delinquency Commission (corporateBody)

State Home for Girls' (corporateBody)

Boston schools, Department of Educational Investigation (corporateBody)

Industrial School for Boys (corporateBody)

Jewish Children's Bureau (corporateBody)

National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement. (corporateBody)

Massachusetts Child Council. (corporateBody)

Virginia Industrial School (corporateBody)

New Jersey. Department of Institutions and Agencies (corporateBody)

Existed 1918-1976. From the description of Monthly reports, 1926-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70952417 ...

Comstock, Ada Louise (person)

Radcliffe College president (1923-1943), Comstock (1876-1973) was born in Moorhead, Minn., graduated from Smith College (1897), and received an A.M. from Columbia University (1899). She taught rhetoric and oratory at the University of Minnesota and became the first dean of women there in 1907. In 1912 she became the first dean of Smith College. Comstock was also the first president of the American Association of University Women and the only woman on the National Commission of Law Observance and...

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Cabot, Fred P. (person)

Council of Jewish Women (corporateBody)

The Juvenile Court (corporateBody)

Children's Aid Association. (corporateBody)

Jamesburg State Home for Boys (corporateBody)

Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 (person)

Government attorney, prof. of law, legal scholar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In service of Federal Gov't., 1906-1914, 1917-1919 in N.Y.? prof. of law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1914-1939; U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1939-1962. Author of books and articles on legal and related topics. Recipient of numerous honorary degrees. Visiting prof., Oxford Univ., England, 1933-1934. From the description of Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-19...

U.S. Dept. of Justice (corporateBody)