Additional records, 1877-1974 (inclusive).
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Eva Whiting was born in Webster, Mass., in 1880, daughter of Frederick Herbert and Marie Emma (Le Roy) Whiting. In 1902 she married Wesley Dunn Allen White. Having earned the first B.S. in social work from Simmons College in 1907, she pursued graduate studies in social work at the University of Wisconsin and Columbia University. Whiting was Headworker at Elizabeth Peabody House (EPH), 1909-1944; professor of social economy at Simmons College, 1922-1950; non-resi...
The Women's Educational and Industrial Union (Boston, Massachusetts), 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, industrial and social advancement." In order to accomplish this mission, the organization was arranged in committees or departments which throughout its hist...
Lucinda Wyman Prince: The Educator Prince was arguably the first female counselor, one of the three original "Associate Counsellors" listed for the Vocation Bureau. However, there was much more to Prince than her distinction of being involved with the Vocation Bureau. like Parsons, Prince was a visionary and a most talented educator. Prince was born in 1862 in Waltham, Massachusetts. She was trained as a teacher at Framingham State Normal School, with further education at Wellesley College...