Found 5 collections related to United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932

Social Science Research Council (U.S.). Committee on a Study of Sources of Information on the Operation of the Eighteenth Amendment
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2807
3.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Social Science Research Council authorized the formation of an advisory committee to conduct a national survey of the records available in public and private agencies and institutions that would be of value to a study of the social... more
Calverton, V. F. (Victor Francis), 1900-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 459
31 linear feet (61 boxes, 25 v.)
Victor Francis Calverton (born George Goetz) (1900-1940), radical reformer and author, was founder and editor of Modern Quarterly, an independent Marxist journal. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, business records, photographs, and... more
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3201
21 linear feet (50 boxes)
Lillian D. Wald, a public health nurse and social worker on New York City's Lower East Side, was a pioneer in American social work and public health. She founded the Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service of New York in 1893 and... more
International Labor Defense
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-981
10 linear feet; 22 microfilm reels
Established by the Communist Party of the United States of America as its legal defense arm in 1925 to aid labor, political prisoners, and victims of reactionary violence. Using mass demonstrations and publicity, the International Labor Defense... more
Pickens, William, 1881-1954
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-4463
Collection primarily relates to Pickens' work as NAACP Field Secretary and Director of Branches, and contains a great deal of correspondence with NAACP officials. Of interest is material chronicling Pickens' and the NAACP's involvement in the... more