Family Welfare Association of Baltimore
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Overview Blanche D. Coll (1916-2003) was an author and historian whose main area of research was the history of social welfare in the United States. Collection ranges in dates spanning 1908, the 1930s, and 1969 and consists of 26 photographs; two published volumes of Mary E. Richmond, a founder of modern social work; Coll's thesis; an oral history transcript; and four audio tapes.
Scope and Contents The collection spans the years, 1849-1977, and is a study of the Family and Children's Society and its predecessor agencies in Baltimore, MD. The history materials, office files, and financial records provide a remarkable record of more than a century of charity work in an American city. The collection does not include any references to the most recent merger completed in 1985 from which the Society became known as Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland. The collection is...