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II. General Correspondence [series]:
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Between Mrs. Raleigh Hansl and Hildegarde Kneeland, (Home Economist, U.S. Bureau of Home Economics) re Use of Time by Homemakers Study - includes questionnaires, forms, etc., 1927
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Between Amey Watson and Encyclopedia of Social Sciences re article by Watson - includes draft of article on domestic service; to Emma Gunther (Columbia University) from Mary Anderson, (Director, U.S. Women's Bureau) re copy of a thesis (copy attached); by Ardis Carr re placement of domestic workers'; request to Gunther asking her to speak at various functions and routine, 1930-32
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To E. Gunther re speaking engagements; with Benjamin R. Andrews (Prof., Columbia University) and Anna Burdick (Fed. Agent for Industrial Education) re routine; to Andrews from Dorothy Wells (National. Board of YWCA) re the YWCA reporting on their work of training household employees to Andrews from (Pres. AFL) William Green re the organizing of domestic employees; to Dorothy Wells from Mary LaDame, (Associate Director, U.S. Employment Service) re incorporating the employment service of YWCA with state services; to Andrews from Amey Watson re tentative proposals for working agreements in Household Employment; between Mary Anderson and Grace Coyle (National. Board of YMCA) re National Code for household employees; between Andrews and Gen. Hugh Johnson (WRA) re need for Industrial Code for household workers and routine, 1933
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To Frances Perkins from Mrs. F.M. Chase (a domestic servant) re the need for a code for the domestic worker; to Henry Wallace from a farm worker; to Gunther from Marie White (training section - TVA) re questionnaires from the Home Economics Service of the Office of Education; to Gunther from Irene Colwell, (secretary - Community Employment Service, Atlanta, GA) giving details of the set-up and program of the Community Employment Service Training School in Atlanta (5 p. letter); to Andrews from Amelia Doddridge re training for household workers by the Cleveland YWCA, asking for suggestions in setting up courses; to Gunther from Salvation Army, Inc. (Pittsburgh) re National Committee not having a representative from Pittsburgh; from Katherine Gardner (National Council of Churches) to Gunther re ordinance requiring physical examinations; and routine, 1934 (Jan.-June)
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Letter to Mrs. F.D. Roosevelt from National Committee on Household Employment (unsigned) re the Committee's appreciation for her interest and willingness to act as honorary chairman and outlining the progress and activities of the Committee (3 p.); memos to Dorothy Wells from Emma Gunther re Program Committee meeting - January 21-22; from Mary Dreier (Women's City Club of NY) to Gunther re problems of setting up standards for household workers; completed form re National Committee for Public Administration Clearing House which gives purpose and activities of the organization; report on program committee meeting, November 1934; misc. undated and routine, July-December 1934
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Letter to Gunther from YWCA (Providence, R.I.) re their activities concerning classes for domestic workers; Gunther from City of Grand Rapids, Michigan re regulation for household employment; Gunther from Maude King (Syracuse University) re university women as household employees - statistics from questionnaires; to Andrews from Pennsylvania State Employment Service re setting up a training course in Philadelphia for household employees; between John B. Andrews (American Association for Labor Legislation) and Benjamin Andrews re study for the need of accident compensation; to Gunther from Amey Watson re routine; to Andrews from Anna Burdick (U.S. Office of Education) re Washington School of Household Employment; and routine, January-March 1935
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To Dorothy Wells from Benjamin Andrews re attached paper by Laura I. Baldt entitled Liveries and Uniforms for Household Employees , 6 p. and the possibility of publishing it as a bulletin of the Committee; between Lucy Mason (National Consumers League) and Gunther re legislation in California including domestics in the hours law; routine correspondence between Watson and Gunther; many requests for bulletins and training courses; and other routine, 1935 (April-May)
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Many requests for the Committee's publication, Volunteer Agreements between Employer and Employee ; and other routine, 1935 (June-December)
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Requests for publications; from Gunther to NBC Studios re skit on household employment, entitled, Let's Talk It Over , 6 p.; to Wells from Anna Burdick (U.S. office of Education) re statement for Social Work Yearbook, Training for Household Employment , 2 p.; letter to Andrews from a household worker re wages, hours, etc.; to a household employee from Wells replying to her letter of complaint re hours, wages, etc. and routine, 1936
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Routine requests for publications; correspondence between Watson and Wells and between Watson and Gunther re conference and the possibility of getting a foundation to back a research project financially; correspondence between Wells and Eva Von Baur Hansl, including 10 p. mss. by Hansl, entitled, Dignity for Domesticity ; correspondence and proposals for a voluntary agreement on household employees from Urban League of Pittsburgh, 1937 (January-May)
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Correspondence re research project - working out a proposal and obtaining funding, meetings, etc.; letter from Frances Perkins to Wells re support of research project; from Urban League of Pittsburgh to Wells re household workers training in Pittsburgh, 1937 (June-July)
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Copy of form letter sent out by Committee appealing for financial assistance and replies for same (same as file folder 32) and routine, 1937 (August-September)
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Routine re publication requests, etc., 1937-1939 (October-December)
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Routine correspondence of Dorothy P. Wells, Chairman, National Board, YWCA, 1938 (January-April)
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Correspondence between Amey Watson and Dorothy Wells re leadership of the National Committee on Household Employment 5/24/38; and attendance at the International Management Conference 9/38; correspondence with Dorothy Wells re future of National Committee, shortage of funds, possible merger with Women's City Club of New York City and routine, 1938 (May-December)
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Includes a report sent 3/21/39 re conference on housekeeper service held under the auspices of the Children's Bureau, U.S.D.O.L., 11;6/37. 10 pp.; minutes of Sub-Committee on Selection of Chairman and New Members, National Committee on Household Employment, 3/25/39. 2 pp; correspondence re Dr. Erna Magnus' research project; 5 p. paper read by Amey Watson, Next Steps in Household Employment , and routine, 1939 (January-April)
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Correspondence re relationship between National Committee and Bryn Mawr College; Dr. Erna Magnus' study 5/18; includes a suggested plan for the relationship between National Council and Bryn Mawr College 5/23; and routine May, 1939
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Routine Correspondence, 1939 (June-August)
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Includes Notes on Meeting of the Interim Executive Committee, National Council on Household Employment , 9/26/39; correspondence re search for officers for the National Council; minutes of meeting of Philadelphia members of the National Council, 11/29/39; and routine, 1939 (September-December)
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Correspondence with Wayne W. Light Co. re upcoming publication of Her Book and draft of Servants Are People ; and routine, 1940
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Includes report on the Minnesota Industrial Conference; memos of the National Youth Admin. on Food Preparation; and other correspondence re household employment educational programs all addressed to Benjamin R. Andrews, 1942
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Responses to B.R. Andrews request for information re household employees including workmen's compensation laws in various states; Summary of Discussion on Household Employment in War-Time, Philadelphia, 4/30/42; and routine, 1942-43 and n.d.