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The Children's Bureau was a federal agencies founded in 1912 as part of the federal government's new commitment to promoting individual and family welfare. Includes access to correspondence, research reports, brochures, court hearings and speeches.
The Children's Bureau played an active role in the design and administration of many important social welfare measures including the 1921 Sheppard-Towner Maternity and Infancy Act to reduce infant mortality and the campaign to reduce child labor in the 1930s. Documents trace the various stages of Federal involvement in the welfare of children and the development of family law.
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