Records of the Bureau of Vocational Information, 1908-1932

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Bureau of Vocational Information. Records, 1908-1932

Records of the Bureau of Vocational Information, 1908-1932

1908-1932

Correspondence, questionnaires, printed material, etc., of the Intercollegiate Bureau of Occupations and its predecessor Bureau of Vocational Information.

9 cartons, 1 file box, 2 oversize folders, 28 reels of microfilm (M-118)

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Mary Abby Van Kleeck was born on June 26, 1883, in Glenham, New York, to Eliza Mayer and Episcopalian minister Robert Boyd Van Kleeck. (Mary van Kleeck changed the capitalization of her last name in the 1920s.) Following her father''s death in 1892, her family moved to Flushing, New York, where she attended Flushing High School. She earned an A.B. from Smith College in 1904. In the fall of 1905 she began working as a fellow for the College Settlement Association on New York''s Lower East Side, w...

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935

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Young Women's Christian Association.

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Mary Fanton Roberts was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1864. When she was a young girl her family moved to Deadwood, in the Montana territory, where her father had mining prospects. When she was old enough, she and her sister were sent back to New York to attend the Albany Female Academy. After finishing school, Roberts pursued journalism and became a staff writer for four years for the Herald Tribune, the Journal, and the Sun in New York. During her long career she was editor of Dem...

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Director of Henry Street Settlement in New York City. Miss Wald retired from active directorship in 1932. From the guide to the Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1895-1936, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Lillian D. Wald (1867-1940), a public health nurse and social worker in New York City on the Lower East Side, was a pioneer in American social work and public health. She founded the Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service of...

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Rosalie Slaughter Morton (1876-1968), physician and surgeon, was founder and director of the American Women's Hospital from 1917 to 1918. She served as a surgeon with Serbian Army on Salonica front in 1916. She was founder and chairman of the International Serbian Educational Committee from 1919 to 1928, and author of A Woman Surgeon in 1937. From the description of Morton, Rosalie S. (Rosalie Slaughter), 1876-1968 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10570411 ...

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Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958

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Historian, feminist, and author. Married historian Charles Beard. From the description of Papers, 1935-1958 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006703 From the description of Letters, 1937-1942 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008676 Beard was an American author and historian. From the description of Correspondence: [1938?]-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155180912 Mary Ritter Bear...

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Moskowitz, Belle Lindner Israels, 1877-1933.

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Bonstelle, Jessie, 1871-1932.

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DeForest, Nora Stanton (Blatch)

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Kennon, Anne Byrd

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After several preliminary attempts, the Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A.) was established in Spokane Falls, Washington Territory on November 4, 1884. William Markham was its first secretary. The Association, combining interests in social, physical and spiritual welfare among men, grew rapidly in the rapidly expanding trade center of eastern Washington. Soon after 1900, attempts were made to raise funds for a permanent home with full facilities. A large new bui...

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Doerschuk, Anna Beatrice, 1879-1974.

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Southern Women's Educational Alliance.

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Intercollegiate Bureau of Occupations.

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The Intercollegiate Bureau of Occupations was founded in 1911 by the Cornell Women's Club of New York and alumnae of various women's colleges. Its aims included finding positions outside the teaching field for college educated women and women with professional or technical training of experience; job placement for male and female social workers; giving vocational counseling; and performing research on vocational problems. From the description of Intercollegiate Bureau of Occupations ...

Hasse, Adelaide Rosalia, 1868-1953

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Vocation Bureau, Pasadena

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Central Employment Bureau

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Bureau for Part Time Work, New York City

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Odencrantz, Louise C. (Louise Christine), 1884-1969

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Odencrantz (Barnard College, B.A., 1907; Columbia University, M.A., 1908) was an investigator in industrial relations for the Russell Sage Foundation, 1908-1915; supervised the N.Y. State and the U.S. Employment Bureaus on the wartime employment of women in industry, 1915-1919; and was personnel director for a N.Y.C. silk ribbon company, 1919-1924. In 1922 she helped organize the International Industrial Relations Association and attended its congresses as U.S. delegate in 1922, 1925, and 1928. ...

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Bureau of Vocational Information

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The Bureau of Vocational Information of New York City was the successor to the Intercollegiate Bureau of Occupations (IBO). Founded in 1911-1912 by the New York alumnae associations of the Seven Sister colleges, plus those of Wells and Cornell, the IBO listed the following as its purposes in its constitution: (1) to secure employment for college women or other specially equipped persons; (2) to investigate and to do all in its power to deve...

Porritt, Marjory W.

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Maud Miner

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Davis, Katharine Bement, 1860-1935

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Cox, Cordelia

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Howard Odum

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Gachet, Rochelle Rodd

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Tillett, Kate S.

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Women's Educational and Industrial Union

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Organized in 1877 for the advancement of women, the Women's Educational and Industrial Union, Boston, Massachusetts has continued to this day. From the guide to the Records, 1894-1955, (Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute) The WEIU, a non-profit social and educational agency, was founded in 1877 by Dr. Harriet Clisby and incorporated in 1880, "to increase fellowship among women and to promote the best practical methods for securing their educational, indust...

Hirth, Emma P.

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Collegiate Vocational Bureau, Pittsburgh

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Hansl, Eva Elise vom Baur, 1889-1978.

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Hansl (1889-1978) was program supervisor for the 1939-1940 radio series "Women in the Making of America," which was broadcast in cooperation with the WPA's Federal Theatre Radio Division, and for "Gallant American Women, " broadcast in cooperation with the U.S. Office of Education. From the description of Papers, 1939-1954 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006625 ...

Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932

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Social worker and reformer, Julia Clifford Lathrop was the first head of the United States Children's Bureau. From the description of Letter, 1926. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007298 ...

Dreier, Mary Elisabeth, 1875-1963

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Vermilye, Kate Jordan, 1871-1926.

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Hausam, Winifred M.

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