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Collection Details


Collection Name: California Social Welfare Archives: Oral History Catalog
Repository Name: University of Southern California. School of Social Work. California Social Welfare Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
URL: http://www.usc.edu/dept/socialwork/about/community/cwsa/oralhiscatalog.php
Description: The CSWA Oral History Collection numbers one hundred interviews with persons important in the history of social work in southern California and in the nation. Examples of interviewees include Carmelita White, the first African-American graduate of the USC School of Social Work, in 1932; George Nickel, one of the leaders in the advancement of social welfare in California, from his entrance into the profession during the Great Depression until his death (1990); and Charles Schottland, Social Security Commissioner during the Eisenhower administration and head of the U.S. Children's Bureau. To search the catalog’s contents, arranged alphabetically by last name of interviewee, click on the appropriate letter from the following menu. To consult the collection on-site at the Archival Research Center in Doheny Library, please make an appointment with Yolanda Retter, by e-mail, retter@usc.edu; or by phone, 213-740-1777.
Broad Subjects: Geography; Sociology
ASP Subjects: California; Human services personnel--United States; Human services--California; Los Angeles, CA; Oral history; Public welfare; Public welfare--California; Social service; Social service--California; Social work education; United States
Collection Code: OHC0002679