Papers, 1861-1971 (inclusive).

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Papers, 1861-1971 (inclusive).

Correspondence, diaries, notes, lectures, speeches, articles, reports, scrapbooks, photos, clippings, and printed material document Van Waters's personal and professional life. Family correspondence covers more than 60 years; professional correspondence is with prominent individuals concerned with penology and juvenile delinquency and with prisoners and parolees. El Retiro series includes correspondence, case studies, reports, and articles about the school, and testimonies of its students. The largest series, the Reformatory for Women at Framingham, contains correspondence, notes, and reports on staff, policies, and students; material on Van Waters's dismissal and reinstatement, 1948-1949, including scrapbooks on her hearings; reports of clubs and activities; student essays, stories and poetry; plays by Van Waters performed by students; and reports and articles by Van Waters and others on prison policies. Speeches and writings include radio interviews, papers pertaining to her books, Youth in Conflict and Parents on Probation, autobiographical material, and lecture notes. Also contains diaries, 1932-1959, and papers of the American Youth Commission and the American Council on Education.

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Kellett, Howard P.

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Binford, Jessie Florence, 1876-1966.

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Rainey, Homer P. (Homer Price), 1896-

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Homer Price Rainey (1896-1985) was born in Clarksville, Texas, where he grew up in a poor farming family. He was valedictorian of his class at Lovelady High School in 1913. At the age of 19, he became a Baptist minister, and he served in the United States army during World War I. In 1919, Rainey earned his B.A. degree from Austin College and taught education there for three years before attending the University of Chicago, where he earned a master’s degree in 1923 and a doctorate in...

Newell, Nancy.

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Mebane, Daniel, 1894-1956

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Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965

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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 ...

Holmes, Gertrude B.

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Saftel, Helen.

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Jamieson, Anna D.

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Lurie, Reuben Levi, 1898-

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Weinberg, Ruth F., -1958

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