University of Chicago. School of Social Service Administration. Office of the Dean. Leon Carroll Marshall, Edith Abbott, and Helen R. Wright. Records 1909-1956 bulk 1920-1956
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Edith Abbott received her Ph. D. from the University of Chicago in 1905 and was a resident of Hull House until 1920. She served as Associate Director of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy at the University of Chicago and also served as dean. She died in 1957. Grace Abbott received her Ph. M. from the University of Chicago in 1909 and studied law at the University of Chicago Law School. In 1915 she became the first director of the newly organized Immigrant's Protective League, and in 1...
Leon Carroll Marshall was a professor, Institute of Law, The Johns Hopkins University and was a well-known educator in the field of commerce and administration. He was born in Zanesville, Ohio in 1879 and educated at the Ohio Wesleyan University and Harvard. From 1907 to 1928, Marshall held various positions at the University of Chicago including dean of the graduate school of business. He was appointed to Hopkins in 1928 to become professor of law and director of the In...
The Work Incentive Program (WIN) was established by the U.S. Department of Labor in 1967-1968. WIN was designed to increase employability and employment among those receiving welfare under Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). It required states to offer job training and job-seeking assistance. A voluntary program until 1971, incentives for participation ranged from exemptions in calculating AFDC need to actual incentive payments. WIN programs were federally funded and loc...