Record portfolios of departments of the University, 1922-1930.
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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...
Robert J. Havighurst was born in DePere, Wisconsin on June 5, 1900. He grew up in Ohio and Illinois where his father, a former Professor of History at Lawrence College in Wisconsin, served as a Methodist minister. He received his A.B. from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1921 and his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the Ohio State University in 1924. After a post-doctoral fellowship in physics at Harvard University (1924-1926) and a brief assistant professorship in chemistry at Miami Un...
Most of the records in the collection pertain to the $400,000 raised by the American Baptist Education Society in 1889-1890 in order to obtain a 600,000 grant from John D. Rockefeller for the creation of an endowment for the University of Chicago. The first volume in the inventory, Record of Pledges for the University of Chicago, contains an alphabetical numbered listing of subscribers, amounts pledged, and payments made through 1906. The subscription forms and letters (1:4-13) are numbered to c...
The Jury Project of the University of Chicago Law School was begun in the early fifties as part of an effort by the Law School to integrate the techniques of the social sciences into legal research. The project was funded primarily by the Ford Foundation. From the guide to the University of Chicago. Law School. Jury Project. Records, 1953-1959, (Special Collections Research Center University of Chicago Library 1100 East 57th Street Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.) ...