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COLLECTION Identifier: B-21

Records of the Child Care Center Parents Association of New York, 1947-1954

Overview

Minutes, correspondence, statements, programs, etc., of the Child Care Center Parents Association of New York, which campaigned in the state of New York for funds to maintain and expand child care centers for children of working mothers.

Dates

  • 1947-1954

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the records created by the Child Care Center Parents Association of New York as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Records may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Extent

.83 linear feet ((2 file boxes) plus 1 oversize folder, 1 folder of photographs)
The collection consists of materials used by Mrs. Philip Lutzker, President of the Child Care Center Parents Association of New York, Inc., during her campaign to continue New York City appropriation and resume New York State and national support for the maintenance and expansion of child care centers for the children of working mothers.

The collection consists of newspaper clippings of editorials and news items in most of the major metropolitan newspapers, statements presented at the New York City Board of Estimate and Albany budget hearings by working mothers, correspondence, copies of newsletters and bulletins issued to parents whose children attended the child care centers, and minutes of meetings that record the activities and program of the Child Care Center Parents' Association, whose headquarters were in New York City but which functioned on a state-wide basis.

HISTORY

The Child Care Center Parents Association of New York, founded ca. 1943, campaigned in the state of New York for funds to maintain and expand child care centers for children of working mothers.

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 278

Received May 1, 1961. Gift of Mrs. Philip Lutzker, President, 201 West 89th St., New York 24, New York.

SEPARATION RECORD

The following items have been removed from the collection:
  1. Moustakas, Clark E. and Berson, Monnie, comp. A directory of nursery schools and Child care centers in the United States. Detroit, Merrill-Palmer School, 1951
  2. Smith, Lucy Harth, comp. Pictorial directory of the Kentucky Association of Colored Women. 1945.
  3. New York State Department of Labor. Special labor news memorandum. Division of research and statistics: no.10 Labor legislation in New York State, 1943-1947
  4. New York State Department of Labor. Special labor news memorandum. Division of research and statistics: no.11 Labor legislation in New York State, 1948
  5. New York State Department of Labor. Special labor news memorandum. Division of research and statistics: no.22 Labor legislation in New York State, 1949
  6. New York State Department of Labor. Division of Industrial research: Women who work at night. 1948.
  7. New York State Department of Labor. Division of Research and Statistics: Some aspects of the nightwork problem with special reference to the restaurant industry. 1949.
  8. United States Children's Bureau: Standards for day care of children of working mothers. Pub. no.284
  9. United States Women's Bureau Bulletin: no.202. State labor laws for women with wartime modifications 1944
  10. United States Women's Bureau Bulletin: 242. Handbook of facts on women workers. 1952.
  11. United States Women's Bureau: Leaflet no.18. What's new about women workers. 1958 rev.
  12. United States Women's Bureau: no. 20 Equal-pay primer, some basic facts. 1955
  13. United States Women's Bureau: no.25 How to conduct an earning opportunities forum in your community. 1956.
  14. United States Women's Bureau: Bibliography on night work for women. 1946
  15. United States Women's Bureau: Programs and services of the Women's Bureau... [19??5]
  16. United States Women's Bureau: Legal status of the American family. 1948.
  17. United States-Congress-Senate: H.R. 6000: 1950. An act to extend and improve Federal
  18. United States-Congress-Senate: Old-Age and Survivors Insurance System...
  19. United States-Congress-House-Comm. on education and labor: Public School Assistance Act of 1949. Hearings...on S.246 and H.R.4643.
  20. United States Women's Bureau Facts on women workers. (miscellaneous numbers 1952-1960)
  21. United States Congress Joint Comm on the economic report: Low-income families and economic stability. 1949.
  22. United States Department of Labor: Child-labor bulletins, no. 101, 102, 128.
  23. United States Children's Bureau: Folder no.51 - 1960 Day Care services.
  24. United States Women's Bureau Numerous charts, showing wages, hours, occupations, etc.
Title
Child Care Center Parents Association of New York. Records of the Child Care Center Parents Association of New York, 1947-1954: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch00506

Repository Details

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