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Overview of the Collection

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Committee on Day Care for Children Records



Overview of the Collection

Accession No.: MA11-1
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library
1515 Young St
Dallas, TX 75201
Creator: Committee on Day Care for Children
Title: Committee on Day Care for Children Records
Dates: 1939-1943
Quantity: .25 linear feet
Language: The records are in English.

Biographical Note

During World War II, women were increasingly called to serve for the Defense Program. The Child Welfare Division of the Council of Social Agencies in Dallas formed the The Committee of Day Care for Children to determine the need for childcare centers and to ensure that the children of these women were adequately cared for. Expansion of childcare and nurseries came about through these efforts.

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Scope and Contents

The collection mainly consists of correspondence, minutes, memos, and committee reports. Also included are booklets, pamphlets, leaflets, and other printed materials that cover topics about child welfare and day care programs.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Organizations:

Committee on Day Care for Children

Places:

Dallas, Texas

Subjects:

Day Care

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA11-1 Committee on Day Care for Children, Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

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Detailed Description of the Collection

1 1 Correspondence, March 1942-September 1942
2 Correspondence, November 1942-Februrary 1943
3 Forms, Undated
4 Memos, July 1942-July 1942
5 Minutes, March 1942-November 1942
6 Printed Materials, 1939-1942
7 Reports, March 1942-September 1942
8 Roster, Undated