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Original Calligraphic Tribute to Newbold Morris, Signed by Seventy-One Board Members, Staff, and Residents of the Henry Street Settlement, ca 1955

Original Calligraphic Tribute to Newbold Morris, Signed by Seventy-One Board Members, Staff, and Residents of the Henry Street Settlement, ca 1955

by [SOCIAL WELFARE & REFORM] [HENRY STREET SETTLEMENT] [NEWBOLD MORRIS]

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Original illuminated document on parchment; hand-lettered in italic with gilt illuminations at upper left and right margins; signed beneath work by the calligrapher, "E. von E." (unidentified). With original signatures of 71 board members and staff of the Henry Street Settlement. Mild soil at margins; Near Fine. A handsome, hand-lettered tribute to outgoing President of the Board… Read more about this item
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The Leaven in a Great City

The Leaven in a Great City

by [NEW YORK] BETTS, Lillian W.

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1902
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New York: Dodd, Mead, 1902. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Publisher's pictorial cloth, stamped in colors with gilt spine titles; 315pp; frontispiece and 35 unnumbered leaves of photographic plates (halftones). Square and tight with a trace of rubbing at board corners; Near Fine. Unusually nice copy of this richly-illustrated survey of New York slums, with much on… Read more about this item
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The Equipment of the Workers. An Enquiry by the St. Philips Settlement Education and Economics Research Society into the adequacy of the adult manual workers for the discharge of their responsibilities as head of households, producers and citizens

The Equipment of the Workers. An Enquiry by the St. Philips Settlement Education and Economics Research Society into the adequacy of the adult manual workers for the discharge of their responsibilities as head of households, producers and citizens

by [FREEMAN, Arthur James] ST. PHILIP'S SETTLEMENT EDUCATION & ECONOMICS RESEARCH SOCIETY

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(1919)
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London: George Allen & Unwin, (1919). First Edition. Octavo. Olive drab boards, lettered in black on spine and front cover; xvi, 336pp. Inserted advertising leaf tipped in before first page of Preface. Tight, straight and unmarked copy, Near Fine. Social survey of British labourers (mainly in the city of Sheffield), undertaken immediately following the Great War. The Society was… Read more about this item
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Misery and Its Causes (American Social Progress Series)

Misery and Its Causes (American Social Progress Series)

by DEVINE, Edward T.

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1913
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1913. Later but early printing (first published in 1909). Octavo. Original gilt-stamped blue cloth (hardcover); 274,14pp. A bright, clean copy, close to fine, free of markings or wear. Devine (1867-1948) was a pioneer American sociologist and an early director of the New York School of Social Work and an advocate of the Settlement… Read more about this item
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