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I. Correspondence, 1927-1944, bulk 1931-1944. [series]:
Correspondence concerning unemployment insurance (1930-1942) deals with the Wagner-Lewis unemployment bill; federal excise tax on unemployment insurance; AASS conference held at Brookwood Labor College on proposed standards for unemployment insurance; AASS's annual census of unemployment insurance developments; data on U.S. Employment Service; unemployment compensation; and the proposed Laidler State Employment Insurance Bill (1930).

Other topics include criticism of AASS's old age pension plan system and other AASS sponsored public assistance programs; tentative qualification standards for unemployment insurance established by AASS and embodied in a model bill for unemployment insurance; and changes in the federal Social Security Act.

Also concerns state efforts to establish unemployment relief bills (California, Connecticut, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Wisconsin); federal legislation on unemployment insurance; criticism of the New York Unemployment Insurance Act; Byrne-Killgre Bill; Municipal Assembly bill on unemployment insurance (N.Y. City).

The correspondence also concerns William Leiserson's committee to study operation of the Unemployment Insurance Law; Byrne-Condon Bill with AASS suggested revisions; the Stamp Plan vs. payroll tax plans for unemployment insurance; experience rating and interstate hearings on unemployment compensation. There is also correspondence between Prof. Herman Gray and Lincoln University regarding blacks and social security, and other miscellaneous or routine correspondence.

The correspondence concerning federal social security (l931-1943) deals with the pros and cons of making unemployment compensation a federal problem; correspondence with I.S. Falk and Eleanor L. Dulles concerns changing the 50-50 matching system of federal grants in aid to be more equitable to the needy, the aged, the blind, and dependent children, and legislation to aid mothers; correspondence with Margaret Wagner regards Ohio gubernatorial candidate Martin Davey and the AASS position on tax freezing; and correspondence from M.D. Litman concerns injustice of the unemployment system.

The correspondence concerning health insurance (1929-1943) deals with the reactions to the AASS model bill; letters from Epstein to Frances Perkins, Robert Wagner, and Mayor La Guardia regarding AASS's proposed health insurance program; correspondence between Epstein and J. Douglas Brown and E. Wight Bakke regarding expansion of New Jersey's unemployment compensation system to include illness coverage; notes on proposed New York State Health Insurance Plan Principles; opposition to Rhode Island's proposed illness compensation bill; and routine correspondence.

The documents concerning merit rating (1940-1944) include a list of organizations opposed to merit rating; criticism of merit rating; reports on experience rating in unemployment compensation; and A.F. of L. sentiments for repeal of merit rating laws.

The correspondence concerning old age pensions (1925-1942) includes letters from New York and New Jersey recipients of old age assistance expressing their gratitude for payments; industrial pension plans (General Electric, Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation, Mississippi State Senator Putman, Harry Kaplan, E.D. Hackett); pension programs of the Board of Pensions and Relief of the Methodist Episcopal Church; state retirement laws and programs; AASS request for the elimination of almshouses; and trade union pension plans and relief systems.

The correspondence concerning state legislation (1943-1944) deals with information concerning various state programs for the blind; Aid to Families with Dependent Children; state public welfare programs and old age assistance programs.

The correspondence concerning workmen's compensation (1942-1944) deals with the possible amalgamation of the AASS with the American Association for Labor Legislation; advances in workmen's compensation during 1942-1943; and changes in workmen's compensation during 1943.

The correspondence with Harvey Lebrun (1943-1944) deals with Lebrun's appointment as acting executive director of AASS following Epstein's death; Lebrun's lecture on U.S. Social Security, delivered at Jefferson School of Social Science; and his and Epstein's mutual interest in research on old age assistance and social security. The correspondence with Bishop Francis J. McConnell (1928-1943) deals with routine matters and McConnell's twenty-fifth anniversary of service in 1937.

The correspondence with Frances Perkins (1933-1938) regards agendas of labor conferences dealing with safety and health, minimum wages, old age pensions, unemployment insurance legislation, etc.; protests to Perkins concerning the exclusion of AASS from conference on labor legislation; also Dept. of Labor sponsorship of a conference on social insurance.

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Amalgamation of AASS and AALL. Correspondence including exchange between Associate Secretary of AASS, Solomon Bloom and Prof. Joseph Chamberlain, Edwin E. Witte re possible amalgamation, 1941-43.
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American Association for Labor Legislation. Routine correspondence with John B. Andrews, Executive Secretary, 1931-39.
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American Association for Social Security (AASS), Administrative Committee. General correspondence with John Andrews and Abraham Epstein re article in New Republic, "Enemies to Unemployment Insurance, "1933-42.
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AASS - Financial Appeals and Materials on Ideas, Costs. Correspondence with Harvey Lebrum, Acting Executive Director of AASS with various persons concerning fund raising; Herbert Lehman re possible publication ideas, 1944.
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AASS - re Work of Association. Correspondence re NY Times article by Epstein; contributions from other organizations, unions, benefactors; response to contribution requests.
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Anniversary Celebration (10th) - 1937 Correspondence re 10th Anniversary of the Association from many supporters including Jacob Billikopf, Hugo Black, J.P. Chamberlain, Paul Douglas, William Haber and others.
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Applications for Positions Recommendations, resignations, etc., 1931-43
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Appeals - General - 1943
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Appeals for Contributions Sample letter, 1943
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Appeals - Miscellaneous - 1943
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Associated Industries of MASS Correspondence to all members re opposition to Wagner and Connery Bills, 1934
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Association for the Advancement of Psychotherapy. Routine correspondence, 1940.
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Bakke, E. Wight - Yale University Correspondence, 1936-43
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Barradas, Gerald. Correspondence, 1936
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Benjamin, Herbert Executive Secretary of International Workers Order re IWO's "Plan for Plenty" publication, 1940
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Berger, B.W. Correspondence re mss. on pension plans, 1936
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Bills Paid (Misc.) - 1941-43
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Billikopf, Jacob Correspondence, 1943
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Blake, Moe E. Correspondence, 1938
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Blanshard, Paul (NYS Insurance Dept.) Correspondence, 1929
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Bloom, Allan (Associate Secretary of AASS) Correspondence re Dr. Bloom's book, World of Nations, 1943
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Board and Executive Committee Correspondence, 1943
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Board Members - Prospects Correspondence from Matthew Woll, second Vice-Pres. of AFL; C. Johnson, Pres. of the Chamber of Commerce of the U.S. re refusals of offer to become members of Board of Directors, 1943
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Board of Directors Correspondence, 1941-43
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Brandjard, I.M. (Dept. of Public Welfare, Montana) Correspondence re proposed bill for Home Security, 1938
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Brown, Grace Correspondence re proposed bill on social security, 1938
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Brown, Douglas J. (Princeton University & VP of AASS) Correspondence with Epstein re work of the organization; also between Brown and Bakke re coalition of social security in the country, and Altmeyer re Advisory Council of AASS, 1937-43
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Bryan, Lin (Chairman. of People's Rights Assn.) Re gaining guidance and support from AASS, 1934
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Bullick, H. W. re article from American Seaman and social security, 1935
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Bunker, Frank (Member, Christian Science Comm. on Publication for the District of Columbia) re employees who are of the Christian Science faith and social security, 1941
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Burke, William W. (Washington Univ., Dept. of Social Work) Routine correspondence, 1944
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Burns, Eveline Incoming letters from Eveline Burns re her observations on Epstein amendments - n.d.
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Burton, Noble Incoming letter re unemployment in general, 1936
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Business - Miscellaneous - 1942
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Byrne Condon Bill (NY) Letters re the unemployment insurance bill, 1934
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Cannot Contribute Routine, 1943
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Chamberlain, Joseph P. (Columbia Univ.) re the Unemployment Insurance Bill, 1933
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Chile Conference Inter-American Committee to Promote Social Security, 1942
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Christadora House - Open Forum re Health Insurance Conference held at Christadora House, 1944
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Christian Social Justice Fund re possible grant from CSJF to AASS; appeal of decision deciding not to grant AASS funds, 1939-43
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Cohen, Wilbur (Member, Comm. on Economic Security, Staff Member of SSB, and Bureau of UC) Routine correspondence, 1941
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Conferences - Outside Routine correspondence re conferences outside AASS, 1943
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Contributors' Correspondence - 1944
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Contributions - 1943
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Contributions - 1942
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Contribution to Epstein Testimonial. Lists of contributors to Abraham Epstein Testimonial Committee, 1942
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Contributions - 1941
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Contributions - 1940
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Constitution Amended (By-Laws, etc.) Copies of by-laws, constitutional amendments, constitution, 1927-30
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Correspondence re Membership Lists and Prospect Lists, Membership Organizations Routine correspondence, 1938-42
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Correspondence - Miscellaneous
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Corporate Matters - 1932-42
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Cumulative Trial Balances and Monthly Receipts and Expenditures, 1940-43
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Daily Contributions - 1942
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Davis, Michael W. (Board Member and Chmn. Comm. on Research in Medical Economics) Routine correspondence, 1943
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DeTurberville, Estee (Dept. of Social Welfare, Calif.) Correspondence re California old age bill; possible attendance of DeTurberville at AASS Conference, 1929
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Discontinued Members Correspondence re discontinuance of membership; contributors asking, for various reasons, that their names be removed from the list, 1942-43
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Distributist Committeemen of America, Inc. Incoming letter asking for appointment to talk with Bishop McConnell about social security views, 1934
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Division of Placement and Unemployment Insurance -Department of Labor - NYS Correspondence re separate reports and partial unemployment compensation; correspondence from Epstein to Chief of Placement re difference between unemployment compensation and private insurance, 1935-43
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Donnelly, Thomas J. (Sec. -Treas. Ohio Fed. of Labor) re Epstein's failure to attend 14th annual conf. of AASS, 1941
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Dopkin, Lee. L. - Baltimore, MD. Member of State Board of State Dept. of Public Welfare in Maryland Correspondence re Mr. Dopkin's aid in securing contributions, 1936-43.
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Epstein, Henrietta Routine correspondence; series of letters regarding reclaiming of Mr. Epstein's files by Mrs. Epstein (after his death) with Harvey Lebrun; enclosure: "Abraham Epstein - Pioneer and Prophet" testimony to Mr. Epstein, 1942-44.
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Executive Committee. Routine correspondence, 1943.
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Expense Statement - Lists, Reservation Cards and Programs. 1936.
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"Experience Rating vs. Social Security". Correspondence re above article appearing in Social Security; pamphlet enclosed, 1943.
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"Experience Rating vs. Social Security" -Paid and Complimentary Copies. Routine Correspondence, 1943.
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Federal Social Security - Federalism and Federalization. Correspondence re the pros and cons of making unemployment compensation a federal program, 1941-42.
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Federal Social Security - Grants - In - Aids. Correspondence to I. S. Falk and Mrs. Eleanor L. Dulles including a study of the need to change the 50-50 matching system of Federal grants in order to be more equitable to needy, aged, blind, and dependent children, 1941.
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Federal Social Security - Mother's Pensions. Routine correspondence requesting information on Mother's aid legislation, 1931.
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Federal Social Security - Pensions and Politics. Correspondence with Margaret Wagner re candidate for Governor of Ohio Martin Davey, 194
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Federal Social Security - Professions, Condition Of. Routine correspondence requesting information for research work being done by Epstein on subject, 1931
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Federal Social Security and Relief Routine Correspondence, 1933-37
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Federal Social Security - Social Security Board Notification to holders of defense contracts and routine correspondence re explanation of the Act, 1936, 1941
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Federal Social Security Taxes Correspondence to Altmeyer from Lebrun re the AASS stand on tax freezing, and to Senator Alben Barkley from Altmeyer re testimony to the Senate Finance Committee hearings on tax freezing; editorial by Epstein re Treasurer Secretary Morganthau's consideration of increased social security taxes, 1941-44
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Federal Social Security Wage Records Correspondence from M.D. Litman to Division of Placement and Unemployment Insurance Industrial Commissioner, and Mr. Epstein complaining about injustice of the system, 1941-42
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Fifteenth Anniversary Conference Routine correspondence and various enclosures dealing with post-war America and social security; authors include Arthur Altmeyer, Nelson Rockefeller, E. Wight Bakke, and William Green, 1942
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Finances - Inventory, etc. - 1943-44
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Financial Statements - 1942-43
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Financial Statements - Comparison - 1941-42
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Fitch, John A. (NY School of Social Work and Member, Executive Committee, AALL) Correspondence re forming a united front in the movement for unemployment insurance, 1933
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Folsom, Marion B. Routine correspondence re Mr. Epstein's book and Folsom's proposals to the Advisory Council, 1938
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Gatewood, E. Correspondence re national pensions and suggestions for improvement sent to Mr. Epstein, 1935
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Gilbertson, H.S. Correspondence between Gilbertson and Mr. Epstein re an alternative proposal to unemployment reserves, 1935
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Golden, Clinton S. Northeastern Director of Steelworkers Organizing Committee Correspondence re election of Golden as a VP of AASS and how this is effected by Mr. Epstein's stand on Emergency Displacement Benefits; routine matters, 1941-42.
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Gray, Professor Herman A. Correspondence, 1935-43.
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Haas and Schlesinger - CPA's. Routine correspondence, 1930-42.
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Hartz, Gustov - Pamphlet Routine German reactionary concerning social insurance, 1935, 1939. correspondence re pamphlet by
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Health - Bibliography. Routine correspondence re various articles and books dealing with health costs and insurance proposals, 1935-40.
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Health Insurance Bill (1934-35) Assoc. Model. Reactions from a wide variety of sources to Association's draft of a model bill, 1934-35.
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Health Insurance Bill, 1940, Assoc. Model. Reactions to revised edition of the Association's Model Bill, 1940.
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Health Insurance - Miscellaneous Correspondence from January 1938. Routine correspondence, 1938-1944
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Health Insurance Correspondence. Routine correspondence, 1937.
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Health Insurance - 1936. Correspondence from Mr. Epstein to Francis Perkins, Robert Wagner, and Mayor LaGuardia re AASS's proposed health insurance program for social security; enclosure: "The Case for Health Insurance" by Mr. Epstein, 1936.
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Health Insurance - Correspondence. Routine correspondence, 1935.
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Health Insurance - Correspondence. 1934.
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Health Insurance - Correspondence. 1934 (January-April) Routine Correspondence, 1934, 1941
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Health Insurance - Senator Arthur Capper. Routine correspondence re a Health Insurance Bill, 1937-41.
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Health Insurance - Conference, 1939. Routine correspondence, 1939.
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Health Insurance - Conference, 1939. Routine correspondence, 1939.
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Health Insurance - Conference, 1940. Routine correspondence, 1940.
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Health Insurance - Connecticut
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Health Insurance - Medical Profession -Individuals. Routine correspondence, enclosures include: "Principles and Proposals for the Improvement of Medical Care", and an address given by M. J. Tobias before the Committee on Civic policy - Medical Society of County of New York, 1935-40.
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Health Insurance - New Jersey. Correspondence between Mr. Epstein and J. Douglas Brown of Princeton, and E. Wright Bakke of Yale re expansion of New Jersey's unemployment compensation system to include illness coverage, 1941.
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Health Insurance - New York. Routine correspondence; handwritten response to Gray's letter to the editor the Times calling for health insurance from a woman whose husband had been out of work for five and a half months; notes on proposed N.Y.S. Health Insurance Plan Principles, 1942-43.
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Health Insurance - Substitutes for Voluntary Schemes, Etc. Routine correspondence re various schemes for health insurance with some enclosures explaining those schemes, 1929-42.
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Health Insurance - Rhode Island Correspondence re opposition to Rhode Island's proposed illness compensation bill; routine correspondence, 1942
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Hicks, M. Incoming letter re distribution of literature concerning wealth distribution programs, 1932
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Hillman, Sidney (Chmn. CIO PAC) Incoming letter inviting Harvey LeBrun to CIO Conference re full employment in post WWII era, 1944
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Hoey, Jane M. Routine correspondence re states that have passed old age assistance laws or bills, 1936
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Hogue, Mr. and Mrs. Richard (Dir. Independent Legislative Bureau) Correspondence re Christian Justice Fund contribution to the AASS, 1942
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Hohaus, R.A. Incoming letter re Mr. Hohaus's resignation as a member of AASS Advisory Committee, 1944
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Insecurity - A Challenge to American Responses Correspondence re Mr. Epstein's book - criticism, bills for payment, and buyer lists included, 1930-43
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Institute, Conference, Forums, Suggestions, Etc. Routine Correspondence, 1944
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Internal Revenue Dept. (Mr. Hastings) Correspondence re tax standings of AASS, 1942
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Ives, Irving M. (Assemblyman) re passage of Social Security Program Bill, 1936
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Kelley, Nicholas Routine correspondence, 1942-43
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Kettle, Fletcher C. (Division of AA, Illinois) Correspondence between Kettle and Mr. Epstein re study of almshouses in different states prepared by Illinois' staff, report enclosed, 1941
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Labor Unions Correspondence between various unions and Harvey Lebrun, Acting Executive Director, re sending of union official roster, 1944
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Langer, Senator William Correspondence between Mr. Epstein and Sen. Langer re bill proposed to amend the Social Security Act known as the "General Welfare Act" introduced by Langer, 1941
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LaPorte, Alphonse A. Incoming letter from A. LaPorte re draft, of proposed Pa. bill concerning old age assistance, 1929
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Lasker, Mrs. Alpert D. Correspondence between Mrs. Lasker and Solomon Bloom, Associate Sec. for AASS, re financial contributions from former to latter, 1943
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Latimer, Murray Correspondence between Latimer and Mr. Epstein concerning questions on amendments to the Social Security law; enclosed is a copy of Latimer's bill to amend the SS Act, 1932
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Laws - 1944 (States) Lists of State Social Security Laws, 1944
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League for Industrial Democracy Routine Correspondence, 1942
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Leases Routine correspondence, 1930
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Lebrun, Harvey - Arrangements and Correspondence Correspondence re Mr. Lebrun's assumption of the Acting Executive Directorship of the AASS following Mr. Epstein's death; letters of recommendation, conditions of acceptance, etc., 1943-44
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Lebrun, Harvey - Lectures Correspondence re lecture on U.S. Social Security given by Mr. Lebrun at the Jefferson School of Social Science, 1944
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Lebrun, Harvey - Personnel Correspondence re hiring of personnel, 1943-44
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Lebrun, Harvey (Prior to 1943) Correspondence between Mr. Epstein and Mr. Lebrun re mutual interests in research for old age assistance and social security; Lebrun was working on his PhD. thesis during this period, 1930-43
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Lee, Clarence H. Incoming letter to Mr. Epstein proposing a scheme for aiding unemployment, 1933
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Lehman, Herbert (Lt. Gov. & Gov., NYS) Legislative correspondence re unemployment insurance, old age assistance to immigrants, old age insurance, health insurance, recommendations for political appointments, and Lehman's support of AASS, 1929-41
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Leiserson, William -Correspondence suggesting change in scope of organization to include employment security, 1933
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Letters - Circulation and Renewal Outgoing letters of requests for services from AASS, 1936
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Lewi, Mrs. William G. Outgoing letter, response for information re old age assistance, 1939
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Lists (Exchange, etc.) Correspondence re exchange of subscription lists with magazines and other organizations, 1931-40
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Long, Huey P. Incoming letter re appeal for his platform, 1934
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Luncheon Conference (Feb. 1943) Correspondence re policy of the AASS on unemployment insurance, health insurance, etc.; correspondence from Eveline Burns, Director of Research, Committee on Long Range Work and Relief Policies, John Corson, Director, of Bureau of Employment Security, 1943
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Luncheon Conference (Nov. 1942) Correspondence re possible reorganization with other national organizations - i.e. the National Consumer's League, 1942
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Lyon, Norman L. (American Association of Civil Advancement League) Routine correspondence, 1931
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Magazine - Correspondence, Orders, etc. Routine correspondence, 1944
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Mailers Service Co. Routine correspondence, 1943-45
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Martin, H.J. Incoming letter - scheme to aid the country's economic condition, 1938
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Mayer, A. A.- Fifty Plus Society Incoming letter requesting analysis of accompanying bulletin re the aged in society, n.d.
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McConnell, Bishop Francis Correspondence between McConnell and Mr. Epstein; incoming letters to McConnell from outsiders, 1928-43
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McConnell, Bishop Francis - Anniversary Routine correspondence re twenty-five years of service - testimonial for McConnell, 1937
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Merit Rating - 1944 Routine correspondence - includes lists of organizations opposed to merit rating, and part of an editorial re merit rating by Harvey Lebrun, 1944
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Merit Rating - 1943 Correspondence against merit rating, and "Greedy Employers Menace Worker's Insurance Funds" by Max Finchter (rough draft of an editorial), 1943
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Merit Rating - General Correspondence includes "The Chamber of Commerce Reports on Experience-Rating in Unemployment Compensation' by Adolph Appleman; Resolution #112 by Rhode Island State Federation of Labor that the AFL use their influence towards repeal of merit-rating laws, and a letter from the AFL urging the same, 1940-41
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Merit Rating - Sub-Committee on - Personal, Mrs. Epstein Routine correspondence and rough draft of an article "Public Hails Association's Revised Health Insurance Bill" - no author, 1940-41
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Merit Rating In Unemployment Insurance - Massachusetts Criticisms by Mr. Epstein of the proposed changes in the Massachusetts Unemployment Compensation Law -particularly the merit-rating plan; the Director of the Division of Unemployment Compensation replied to these criticisms with explanations of the policy; further discussion of merit-rating between Mr. Epstein and Katherine Dolan, 1939-41
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Merit Rating in Unemployment Insurance - New York State Correspondence between Prof. Gray and Mr. Epstein re amendments to NYS Unemployment Insurance Acts, specifically the Young Bill; general correspondence between the AASS and other persons re the Young Bill, 1938-41
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Merit Rating in Unemployment Insurance - Pennsylvania Substantive letters between Mr. Epstein and Mr. Wolf re merit systems; correspondence between Mr. Epstein and a variety of labor officials in Pennsylvania re merit rating, 1940-42
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Merit Rating in U.S. - Miscellaneous Routine correspondence - 1939-41
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Meyer, Mrs. Eugene (Editor, Washington Post) re social security campaign; various provisions of social security program; and the publication of articles and letters in the Post, 1937-40
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Minimum Wages Reports of hours and earnings of various industries - i.e. Laundry, Clothing, in Connecticut, 1933-39
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Morgan, Gerald Substantial amount of correspondence between Morgan and Epstein re social issues; details of various plans and personal; also between Morgan and Solomon Bloom, Acting Secretary after Mr. Epstein's death, 1938-43
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Names of People to Contact Routine correspondence requesting informational aid from the AASS by various organizations and individuals, 1943
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Nation (Editor) Outgoing letter from Epstein criticizing life insurance inadequacies in America, as reported in the Nation, 1929
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National Association of Letter Carriers -Empire Branch Thirty-Six Correspondence re above's opposition to a Congressional bill involving proposed changes in the Social Security Act; letter to Harvey Lebrun, 1944
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National Child Labor Committee. Routine correspondence, 1934-40.
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National Conference on Social Work. Correspondence re participation of the AASS at National Conference of Social Work, 1944.
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National Consumers League. Correspondence re the possible merger of the AASS with the NCL, 1943-44.
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National Information Bureau (Mrs. May Harding). Routine correspondence, 1931.
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National Lawyers Guild. Correspondence re the AASS analysis of the Wagner- Murray - Dingell Social Security Bill, 1943.
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National Refugee Services. Correspondence re job placements, 1943.
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New York City - Emergency Work and Relief Administration. A report to the Mayor (John P. O'Brien) covering the operations of the Emergency Work and Relief Administration in New York City from April, 1933 to Sept., 1933, 1933.
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New York State Injunction Cases - List of No correspondence.
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Nonpartisan Social Security Commission. Final report, sent to Mr. Epstein, of a three month study by the Nonpartisan Social Security Commission, sponsored by the Hearst newspapers, 1937.
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Objects, Activities and Needs of the Org. Routine correspondence, 1944
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Old and Middle Age Employment Requests from the AASS for information from Mass. Dept. of Labor re "Discrimination Against Older Wage Earners in the Matter of Employment;" a study from Michigan's Labor Dept. re accident rates and age groups; additional correspondence on this topic with other sources; and Epstein's comments on an article: re FDR's pension program, 1929-1941.
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Ohio Federation of Teachers. Outgoing letter re Wagner-Murray-Dingell Bill, 1944.
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Old Age Pensions - Human Interest. Copies of letters from recipients of Old Age Assistance in New York and New Jersey expressing their gratitude for the payments, 1941-42.
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Old Age Pensions - Industrial Plans. Correspondence re pensions plans with General Electric, Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation, State Senator Putman (Miss.), Harry Kaplan , insurance analyst and underwriter E.D. Hackett, and others, 1925-33.
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Old Age Pensions - Private Organizations, Church, School. A copy of the pension program of the Board of Pensions and Relief - Methodist Episcopal Church - sent to Mr. Epstein; Mr. Epstein's reply is included, 1927.
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Old Age Pensions - Public Employees Retirement Systems. Requests from the AASS for information on state retirement laws; copies of some state retirement programs are enclosed (i.e. Cal.); a copy of a speech to be delivered by the National Education Association of the United States re teachers' pensions, 1931-32.
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Old Age Pensions - Relief - Almshouses. A statement from the Governor of Maryland (O'Conor) re the elimination of almshouses -requested by the AASS, 1940.
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Old Age Pensions - Trade Union Pension Plans. Requests from the AASS for information _re_ various trade union pension plans- relief systems; copies and explanations of various plans are included (i.e. Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Bricklayers), 1927.
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Old Age Pensions - Various Schemes. "Old Age Security by an Educational Birth Tax" - a plan for a Federal Old Age Pension system proposed by Saul Wiland (attorney) and sent to Mr. Epstein for comment; review of Downey report on old age pension system, 1930, 1941
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Perkins , Frances Correspondence between Perkins (Secretary of Labor) and Epstein containing agendas to several labor conferences that Mr. Epstein was invited to attend; topics of the conferences were Safety and Health, Minimum Wages, Old Age Pensions, Unemployment Insurance Legislation, etc., 1933-38
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Perkins, Frances - National Conference on Social Insurance Much correspondence to Sec. Perkins protesting the exclusion of the AASS from the upcoming February general conference on Labor Legislation; telegrams come from many of the AASS's supporters and members; an explanation from the Dept. of Labor is included; correspondence re a conference on social insurance to be sponsored by the Dept. of Labor and the AASS, 1933-34
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Peterkin, Walter G. Letter from Peterkin to AASS enclosing a copy of a letter sent to President Roosevelt re old age annuities, 1935
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Press Releases from Jan. 1941 Routine correspondence; press releases; short biographical sketch of Harvey Lebrun, new Executive Director of AASS (after death of Epstein), 1941
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Proceedings - Printing Cost Estimates, etc. Routine correspondence, 1942
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Printers, etc. Routine correspondence, 1941-42
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Raushenbush, Paul Correspondence re differing viewpoints on social security bills, 1933
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Renewals Letters from AASS asking for renewed contributions, 1939-42
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Renewal Letters Letters from AASS asking for renewed contributions, 1932-39
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Requests for Comments, Information, Advice, etc. Questions directed to AASS on legislation; requests for general information re AASS and excerpts from Social Security; also a Conference Calendar for those in the field of public administration, 1943-44
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Reservation Acknowledgements - Jan. 1936 Letters of acknowledgement from the AASS re received reservations, 1935-36
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Review of Pamphlet and Advertising by AASS Sample advertisement, letters from Advertising Dept.'s of the Nation and the Commonweal, 1944
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Roberts, Fred A letter from Paramount Rubber Consolidated, Inc. proposing an old age pension plan that utilizes pension "stamps" issued by the government through the post office, 1932
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Rood, Royal D. A letter from Mr. Rood, Attorney at Law, enclosing a pamphlet relating to a report in the Congressional Record, n.d.
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Roosevelt, F.D. (Gov., NYS) Correspondence re old age security, 1929-31
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Rubinow, I.M. re support of AASS, 1933
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Saltonstall, Leverett (Gov. Massachusetts) Letter from Epstein to Saltonstall criticizing the implementation of a merit-rating system to reform Massachusetts's unemployment compensation law, and urging the Gov. not to adopt it, 1939
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Sansby, Charles
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Simkhovitch, Mrs. Mary Letters to Simkhovitch, President of the National Public Housing Conference, largely from officials of the AASS requesting her opinions and information; her own requests and replies are included, 1929-43
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Slavin, Harry Correspondence between Slavin and the AASS re his attempts to raise contributions and members after Epstein's death - assistance from the UAW seemed particularly pressing, 1942
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Spayth, George W. Letter from Spayth, Editor of The Weekly Call, to Epstein citing an editorial that he had written on old age pensions for his newspaper, and inviting Epstein's criticisms of it, 1938
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Speakers - Correspondence Letters from Dr. Imre Ferenczi, Patricia Strauss (member, Labour Party), and William Green re statements they were asked to make by the AASS, 1942
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Speakers Correspondence - Health Insurance Letters to various New York newspapers requesting that they each send a reporter to cover the AASS's Health Insurance luncheon; correspondence with John Kingsbury and Charlotte Carr, featured speakers at the luncheon; correspondence with the Hotel Astor, 1935-36
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State Legislation - Blind Letters to Harvey Lebrun, Acting Executive Director, re his requests for information on various states' programs for the blind; specific state programs for the blind are described in the letters, 1943-44
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State Legislation - Dependent Children Letters to Harvey Lebrun, Acting Director, from various state public welfare departments re his requests for information on aid to dependent children programs; pamphlets and statistics on state public welfare programs from states are included, 1943
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State Legislation - Social Security Letters to Lebrun from various states answering his requests for information on old age assistance programs; responses from Georgia, Arizona, etc.
  5  
Stone, N.I. Correspondence re John Andrews' attack on Epstein and the Association's policies and ideas, 1933
  5  
Studybaker, Aaron Letter from Solomon Bloom, Associate Secretary, to Studybaker of the American Retail Federation re an informal meeting to discuss successor to Mr. Epstein; reply is included, 1943
  5  
Taft, Robert (U.S. Senator) Letter re legislation, 1943
  5  
Thompson, Mrs. Lewis S. (Geraldine) -Sister of Gerald Morgan. Letters to Mr. Epstein from Mrs. Thompson of the New Jersey State Board of Control of Institutions and Agencies, expressing her interest in the AASS's health program; replies from Mr. Epstein are included, 1941.
  5  
Ticonium. Letters to the AASS from J.J. Nevin, promotional manager for Ticonium, re membership in the AASS and info. about the legislation it has proposed for state legislatures, particularly health insurance legislation; replies from the AASS are included, 1943.
  5  
Townsend, Fr. F.E. (Townsend Plan). Letter from Dr. Townsend, president of Old Age Revolving Pensions, Ltd., asking Bishop Francis (Pres. of the AASS) for his opinion of a plan for universal old age pensions; Francis's reply is included, 1934.
  5  
Tyson, Dr. Francis. Routine correspondence between Dr. Tyson, professor at the University of Pittsburgh, and Mr. Epstein, a close personal and professional friend, re fund-raising and legislative concerns, 1939-42.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance Bill. Comments on the Wagner-Lewis unemployment bill and federal excise tax on unemployment insurance; correspondence between Mr. Epstein and Merrill G. Murray of the University of Minnesota; additional correspondence from Sen. Wagner and Isador Lubin, Commissioner of Labor Statistics, 1934.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - Brookwood Conference. Invitations to the AASS's second conference on proposed standards for unemployment insurance being held at Brookwood Labor College; requested participants include Dean Sommer of the New York University Law School, Paul Brissenden of Columbia Univ., and Dr. Broadus Mitchell of Johns Hopkins University, 1933.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance Census, 1938. Letters to state unemployment compensation commissions, requesting they complete and return the AASS's annual census of unemployment insurance developments; requests to the Dept. of Labor for info, on the U.S. Employment Service; also, a copy of the above mentioned survey is included, 1938-39.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance Census - 1940-42. Letters from the Social Security Board in Wash. B.C. containing requested info. on unemployment compensation; an unemployment survey for 1939 from New Mexico; letters of invitation to unemployment compensation administrators requesting them to attend the AASS's Thirteenth Annual National Conference on Social Security, 1940-42.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - Constitutional Provisions. Corrections on an article - "Some Constitutional Obstacles to Unemployment Insurance" - in Social Security (Dec., 1935), made by students at Columbia University and sent to the AASS; a reply is included, 1936.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - Laidler. Letter to Dr. Laidler of the League for Industrial Democracy from The Institute of Economics of the Brookings Institution, commenting on his State Employment Insurance Bill, 1930.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - Opposition. Criticism of the AASS's old age pension plan system and other public welfare programs they sponsor, 1933-34.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance Standards. Correspondence from the AASS to various colleges, the United Mine Workers, Francis Perkins, and others re a tentative set of standards for unemployment insurance established by the AASS's Brookwood conference and embodied in a model bill for unemployment insurance; replies are included, 1933-36.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - California. Letter from the Sec. of the Cal. State Federation of Labor notifying the AASS of Rep. Desmond's attempt to amend the Cal. Unemployment Insurance Act; an article for Social Security describing California's unemployment compensation procedures: correspondence with the Cal. Dept. of Employment also included, 1937-41.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - Connecticut. A review of Connecticut's hearing on the Commission's Unemployment Compensation Bill and Mr. Epstein's thoughts of the bill; also an info. request to Connecticut's Unemployment Compensation Division, 1936-38.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance -. D.C. Info, on D.C.'s Unemployment Compensation Act (dependents' allowances); requests for copies of D.C.'s Unemployment Compensation Act as amended, 1940-42.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - Indiana. Requests for info, from the Indiana Unemployment Compensation Board and comments on the Unemployment Compensation Division's recommendations for amending the state's Unemployment Insurance law; also, Mr. Epstein's opinion of the Wagner- Lewis Bill, and requests for info, by Indiana University on unemployment legislation, 1934-38.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - Illinois. Correspondence with Rev. Lawrence - Illinois Association for Social Security- re changes in the Federal Social Security Act, and unemployment insurance in Illinois; correspondence from Peter Swanish, Commissioner of Placement and Unemployment Compensation in Illinois; correspondence with Daniel Goldy, Division of Unemployment Compensation, re the interests and philosophy of the AASS, 1935-42.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - Kentucky. Correspondence with the Unemployment Compensation Commission of Kentucky re free distribution of Social Security; a letter re biographical sketches of the Executive and Associate Directors of the Commission, 1938-42.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - Maryland. Correspondence with H. O'Conor, Attorney General of Md., and Sen. George Radcliffe re Mr. Epstein's views of the Md. Unemployment Insurance Bill; correspondence with Steven Fitzgerald of The Evening Sun and Simon Sobeloff, Chairman of the Md. Unemployment Insurance Commission, re the Federal Social Security Act and Maryland's own attempts to enact a law; acceptance by Mr. Epstein of an advisory position on the Committee on Unemployment Compensation of the Attorney General Association, 1933-38.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - Massachusetts. Correspondence with the Mass. Unemployment Compensation Commission re biographical sketches of its members and requests for info.; Mr. Epstein's criticisms of the Federal Social Security; Act; the AFL's Resolution on Unemployment Insurance (1934) ; correspondence re state efforts to establish unemployment bills - especially with John McLaren, Chairman of the Workers' Education Council; company reserves plan vs. single state pooled funds is hotly debated in unemployment legislation; correspondence with the Mass. State Federation of Labor - the AASS sending copies of its model unemployment bill to the State House; correspondence with many persons connected to Mass state drive for an unemployment bill, 1933-41.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - Michigan. Correspondence with the Michigan Unemployment Compensation re the Majority Report of the Interstate Conference Committee on Experience Rating; also, a letter suggesting the AASS hire Dr. Otto Neuberger for a research position, 1937-40.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - Missouri. Criticism from Robert Cummins, Chief of Research and Statistics on Missouri's Unemployment Compensation Commission over the interpretation of unemployment insurance by the AASS's Social Security; reply by the AASS; criticism of the Social Security review of the Missouri Unemployment Commission from Andrew Murphy, Chairman of the Commission; correction of a Social Security article on the Missouri legislative situation, from a member of the Missouri Senate, 1937-40.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance Division - Nebraska. Correspondence re a request from the Unemployment Compensation Division of Nebraska for articles on unemployment compensation laws of the states; reply from the AASS, 1937.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - New Hampshire. Correspondence with Herman Feldman, Chairman of the New Hampshire Commission on Unemployment reserves, re federal legislation on unemployment insurance and New Hampshire's own bill; correspondence with the Unemployment Compensation Division of the Bureau of Labor re reports being sent to Mr. Epstein for comment; related correspondence with Mr. Feldman re his appointment to the Commission and his views on unemployment insurance, 1934-40.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - New Jersey. Correspondence with Katherine Wiley of the Consumers League of New Jersey, Vincent Murphy, of the New Jersey Federation of Labor, and others re passage of a state law on unemployment insurance and the guidance the AASS could provide; also, Mr. Epstein's appearance before the Unemployment Compensation Commission of New Jersey in which he outlined many proposals and answered questions; general correspondence with officials of the Commission, 1934-42.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - New York - Complaints - Letters from dissatisfied New Yorkers who are not receiving the unemployment benefits they feel they should, or have been promised; replies from the AASS - most of which admit helplessness until the state law is simplified by amendment, 1938-41.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - Byrne-Killgrew Bill (New York State). Letters from the AASS requesting its delegates to bring as many persons as possible to the hearing on unemployment insurance held in Albany in 1935; major union leaders were requested to do the same (i.e. David Dubinsky); letters from the AASS urging their friends to pressure two particular Senators (Dunnigan and Byrne) for passage of the bill, many of these letters are included, 1935.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - New York City. Mr. Epstein's opinion on the Municipal Assembly Bill on unemployment insurance, 1934.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - Hearing on Albany 1935. More requests from the AASS - to the League of Women Voters, etc., - re attendance at the March, 1935 hearing on unemployment insurance in Albany; replies expressing how many could attend were requested; Mr. Epstein stressed the importance of this hearing in demonstrating support for the pending Byrne-Killgrew Bill (of which a brief description is enclosed), 1935.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance - New York State. Letters to N.Y. State union officials from a member of the N.Y. Permanent Conference on Social Security, urging them to write to George Meany (VP of the N.Y. Fed. of Labor and part of a committee to recommend legislation for unemployment insurance in N.Y.) supporting a bill such as the Social Security (which does not use the company reserve plan); correspondence from the AASS re state legislation and its own Model unemployment bill designed by the most prominent experts in the field, 1933-34.
  5  
Unemployment Insurance Correspondence -New York. Correspondence and bulletins re Dr. William Leiserson's Committee to Study Operation of the Unemployment Insurance Law, of which Mr. Epstein is a member; miscellaneous correspondence with the New York State Dept. of Labor, 1937-42.
  6  
Unemployment Insurance - New York. Correspondence re the Byrnes-Condon Bill and changes suggested by the AASS; correspondence between Mr. Epstein and N. Stone re "An American Plan for Unemployment Reserve Funds"; correspondence between Mr. Epstein and George Meany re unemployment insurance in New York State, 1934-42.
  6  
Unemployment Insurance - North Carolina. Correspondence between Mr. Epstein and Prof. Wolff, Executive Secretary of the Unemployment Commission, and T. Wilson, Industrial Commissioner of N.C. re a study of unemployment insurance in N.C., 1934-36.
  6  
Unemployment Insurance - Pennsylvania. Correspondence between Mr. Epstein and E. Kelly, Executive Director of Bureau of Employment and Unemployment Compensation in Pennsylvania; includes an article by Kelly on the Stamp plan vs. Payroll tax plan for unemployment insurance, 1934-41.
  6  
Unemployment Insurance - Ohio. Correspondence between Mr. Epstein and Elizabeth Magee, Executive Secretary of the Consumers League of Ohio re his opinion on Ohio's proposed unemployment bill; routine correspondence, 1934-41.
  6  
Unemployment Insurance - Rhode Island. Correspondence between Mr. Epstein and Clemens France, Chairman of the Division of Unemployment compensation, re experience rating and the interstate hearings on unemployment compensation, 1935.
  6  
Unemployment Insurance - South Carolina. Correspondence between Mr. Epstein and Commissioner Lewis of the S.C. Unemployment Commission re the stamp plan; stamp plan article is enclosed, 1934-38.
  6  
Unemployment Insurance - Tennessee Outgoing letter from Epstein to Dr. E. Elberling, Director of Research and Statistics at the Tennessee Unemployment Compensation Division re Elberling's article on statistical analysis of unemployment compensation material, 1940
  6  
Unemployment Insurance - Wisconsin Correspondence between Epstein and a variety of persons re the Nov. 1937 issue of Social Security and its article on unemployment insurance in Wisconsin; correspondence between Epstein and Paul Raushenbaush, Industrial Commission of Wisconsin, re above-mentioned article and his reply, 1937-40
  6  
Unemployment Insurance - States Requests from the AASS for copies of Oregon's unemployment compensation act and names of the members of the State Unemployment Insurance Committee; replies included; also a requested biographical sketch of the Chief Administrator of the Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Law, 1934-38
  6  
Unemployment Insurance State Advisory Council Routine correspondence; correspondence between Prof. Herman Gray and Lincoln University re the Negro and Social Security, 1941-43
  6  
Unemployment Insurance - Misc. Correspondence - 1932-38
  6  
Wadsworth, James J. (Assemblyman, NYS) re Social Security Program opposition, 1936
  6  
Wagner-Murray-Dingell-Altmeyer Important correspondence re the new role of the AASS in the 1940's under Harvey Lebrun, and individual's ideas on social security, 1943-44
  6  
Washington Strategy Conference Correspondence re a 1944 conference (which never occurred) in which a variety of groups including labor and government, were to meet for an off-the-record discussion of social security, 1943-44
  6  
Watt, Robert J. Outgoing letter from Harvey Lebrun to the AFL, 1944
  6  
Weir, Joseph P.B. Routine correspondence, 1934-36
  6  
Welch, Margaret Correspondence between Epstein and a Consumer's group, 1938
  6  
West, P.R. Incoming letter to the AASS re unemployment insurance, 1934
  6  
Weisman, Margaret (Executive Secretary of the Consumer's League of Massachusetts) Correspondence re unemployment legislation, conferences, health insurance, 1934-42
  6  
Wise, Stephen S. Routine correspondence, 1936-37
  6  
Witte, Edwin E. (Committee on Economic Security) Correspondence between Epstein and M. Schnopper of the Committee; correspondence with Barbara Armstrong, Frances Perkins, Douglas Brown re Epstein's views and role in the work of the Committee; also the Committee's staff report on unemployment insurance, 1934-35
  6  
Workmen's Compensation Outgoing letter from Lebrun re the possible amalgamation between the AASS and the AALL, with an enclosed editorial from Social Security about the possibilities, 1944
  6  
Workmen's Compensation News Enclosure re advances in workmen's compensation during 1942-43; correspondence between Lebrun and various state industrial commissions re changes in workmen's compensation during 1943, with enclosures of new laws, 1942-43
  6  
Workmen's Sickness and Death Benefit Fund Correspondence between Epstein and Paul Sturm, National Secretary, WSDBF, mainly re contributions to the AASS and attending meetings of WSDBF, 1934-43
  6  
Wunderlich, Frieda General correspondence, 1934-44
  6  
Miscellaneous Routine correspondence re state unemployment laws, etc.; respondents included A. Altmeyer of the Social Security Board in Washington, and letters from Gov. Saltonstall's (Mass.) office; also a guest list for the Abraham Epstein dinner, 1937-41
 
II. Subject files, 1920-1944. [series]:
The subject files consist of pamphlets, minutes, surveys, budgets, handbooks, manuals, articles, bibliographies, releases, speeches, legislative bills, notes, announcements, and conference proceedings.

Division one of the subject files includes materials on public assistance programs for New York City and New York State; on unemployment relief in Oregon, Alabama and Wisconsin; on experience rating; on seasonal unemployment; on unemployment insurance; on social security; on the effect of unemployment on children and young people; on urban planning; on employment stabilization; on health surveys; Works Progress Administration statistics on family composition in selected areas of the U.S.; Social Security Act; projects of the Works Progress Administration; and national health insurance. The United States agencies documented include United States Dept. of Labor, Children's Bureau; National Youth Administration; United States Federal Emergency Relief Administration; United States Federal Security Agency, Social Security Board; United States Social Security Board; and United States Works Progress Administration.

Materials in the alphabetically arranged division two include items relating to health insurance, compulsory health insurance, state health insurance plans, labor-management negotiated health plans, and hospital medical care plans generated by the American Association for Social Security, New York State, the federal government and the medical profession; also materials on pensions, including old age pension plans, contributory industrial plans, trade union pension plans, public employee retirement systems, the Railroad Retirement Act, and Social Security. Unemployment materials include documents on technological change, rural rehabilitation, shorter hours of work, relief, unemployment insurance, the unemployment census (1938-1942), duration of benefits, solutions for unemployment, public assistance, the Railroad Unemployment Act, and statistical studies.

Miscellaneous subjects covered include files on the blind, black workers, domestic labor, federal aid to states, merit rating, migrant workers, mothers' pensions, old age assistance, veterans' benefits, women workers and working conditions.

  7  
New York City. Books and pamphlets outlining New York City's public assistance programs (unemployment relief, aid for the aged, etc.); also, reports from the Department of Welfare of New York City, and other committees, 1929-42.
  8  
New York State. Pamphlets, reports and books describing public assistance programs in New York State unemploymentt insurance, old age relief, and the history of public assistance in New York are some of the topics included in this box, 1929-42
  9  
New York State. Printed materials on unemployment in New York State - contains minutes of meetings of the Joint Legislative Committee on Unemployment, training manuals for employment office workers, and material on old age, 1929-50.
  10  
Other States. Reports on unemployment compensation in various states (i.e. Oregon, Alabama, Wisconsin, etc.) dealing with topics including experience rating and seasonal unemployment; folders, reports, and books, 1935-41.
  11  
Other States. Reports on unemployment insurance and experience rating from various states. the federal government,
  12  
U.S. Dept. of Labor, Children's Bureau, Youth Administration. Books, reports, and pamphlets re social security and the security of children (i.e. the effects of unemployment on children and young people), 1932-40.
  13  
U.S. Federal Emergency Relief Administration. Research bulletins from this body, 1934-36.
  14  
U.S. Government Publications Relating to Social Security. Contains pamphlets and printed materials from the government re social security, 1933-43
  15  
U.S. National Resources Planning Board. Contains reports on urban planning, transportation, the stabilization of employment, and other issues investigated by the NRPB, 1937-42.
  16  
U.S. National Resources Planning Board, National Resources Planning Committee, National Health Conference, National Health Survey Contains health surveys and various reports on the economic effects of expenditures on federal works programs along with other types of expenditures (i.e. consumer spending), 1933-38.
  17  
U.S. Federal Security Agency, Social Security Board - Statistics of Family Composition in Selected Areas of the U.S. Contains reports entitled "Statistics of Family Composition" for various areas of the U.S., 1934-36.
  18  
U.S. Social Security Board. Handbooks, pamphlets, and reports on aspects of the Social Security Act (i.e. old age pensions, unemployment compensation, etc.); also, a claims manual is included, 1937-42.
  19  
U.S. Works Projects Administration. Reports on WPA projects and many handbooks on unemployment in the U.S., 1932-37.
  20  
Foreign Countries - British. Reports, articles, and handbooks on unemployment compensation, old-age pensions plans, national health insurance, etc.; reports from the Ministry of Labor, 1911-40.
  21  
Foreign Countries. Contains handbooks on public assistance from various countries (i.e. Canada, Chile, Germany, etc.) - some are in foreign languages, 1909-40.
  22  
Economics Policy Handbooks and pamphlets on many varied economic topics - unemployment compensation In the U.S., German economic policy in Europe, preventing economic depressions, credit for consumers , etc. 1931-42
  23  
Health Insurance Bill - Assoc. Model Draft of the model bill, speeches, essays, analysis, 1940
  23  
Health Bill - Assoc. Model Includes "Basic Principles for a Health Insurance Bill" formulated at a 1934 conference of experts under the auspices of the AASS; also, related comments, notes, and revisions, 1934.
  23  
Health - Bibliography. Bibliographies and book reviews of books and pamphlets re health insurance; for correspondence re books see box #2 Health-Bibliography, 1938-41.
  23  
Health Insurance - Bureau of Cooperative Medicine. News releases and bulletins, 1939.
  23  
Health Insurance - California. Newspaper clippings; corrected typescript entitled "Interest in Health Insurance Reassuring", 1934-35.
  23  
Health Insurance - Conference, 1934. List of persons attending 1934 health insurance conference in which suggestions for a model bill were drafted; also, a list of individuals to whom the bill was sent, 1934.
  23  
Health Insurance - Conference, 1939 - Misc. Documents. Includes lists of individuals invited to attend the conference, and those that actually came, 1939.
  23  
Health Insurance - Conference, 1940. Contains a list of persons invited to attend this conference which will consider revisions in the Health Insurance Bill; also, a list of those who accepted invitation, 1940.
  23  
Health Insurance - Corlears Hook Medical Association, 1942. Two year report on an experiment in volunteer pre-paid medical care for low income families in NYC, 1942.
  23  
Health Insurance - Federal Government. Subject files containing mainly newspaper clippings, with occasional articles, news releases, and health insurance schemes introduced into Congress, 1938-41.
  23  
Health Insurance - Hospital Conditions and Finance. Subject files, mainly news releases, articles and clippings, 1930-41. 3 folders
  23  
Health Insurance - Illness, Extent and Cost Of. Subject files, mainly speeches, with clippings and reprints, 1933-41.
  23  
Health Insurance - Kingsbury, John A. Letter, speeches, and clippings re former NYC commissioner of charities and his campaign for compulsory health insurance, 1935.
  23  
Health Insurance - Medical Profession. Newspaper clippings and printed materials on the health insurance controversy - the AMA opposed to compulsory health insurance, and the AASS in favor of it; 1932-40
  23  
Health Insurance - State Health Legislation Introduced. Newspaper clippings and printed materials re the compulsory health insurance debate; copies of the Association's Model Bill for compulsory health insurance are included, 1937-41
  24  
Health Insurance & Medical Profession -Individuals. Clippings, printed materials, correspondence; a recommendation for Wendell Wilkie from John Peters, M.D.; proposals for the improvement of medical care from a committee of physicians to Mr. Epstein; and address by M. Tobias, 1932-40.
  24  
Health Insurance & Medical Profession - State and Local. Includes printed material on various aspects of insurance and the medical profession (state and local), 1935-36.
  24  
Health Insurance - Miscellaneous Material. Includes printed materials; the speech "Health Insurance for Connecticut" by Alfred Bingham, a member of the State Senate,; paper by Robert Watt entitled "Health Insurance"; an address by Robert J. Wagner; an address by Bertram Bernheim; 1941
  24  
Health Insurance - Miscellaneous Material. Includes printed material, clippings, 1938-41.
  24  
Health Insurance - Misc. Individuals - Organizations. Clippings, report, printed articles, 1931-39.
  24  
Health Insurance - New York Includes clippings, notes; also, "Health Insurance Plan for State of NY" by Clement Conoli, Deputy Industrial Commissioner, 1942-43
  24  
Health Insurance - Rhode Island Pamphlets, clippings, 1941-43
  24  
Health Insurance - States Envelopes of clippings, pamphlets, and bills re Oregon, "Delaware, Washington, New Hampshire, and District of Columbia, 1943
  24  
Health Insurance Under Social Security Act Newspaper clippings and printed articles describing the types of health programs now made available to states under the Federal Social Security Act, 1936-41
  24  
Health Insurance - Labor Newspaper clippings and printed articles on labor-management negotiated health plans (i.e. Textile Workers); William Green's (Pres. AFL) promotion of programs to increase social insurance (i.e. workmen's compensation, disability programs), 1942-143
  24  
Health Insurance - Substitutes for Voluntary Schemes, etc. Pamphlets, reports, tables, releases, 1929-40
  24  
Health Insurance - Medical Care Plans - Hospital Care Plans Includes printed materials, 1942-43
  24  
Health Insurance - Wagner Bill - General Opposition to Health Insurance - Features of. Clippings, 1943
  24  
Health Insurance - Wagner Bill - Opposition from Insurance Companies Clippings, 1942-43
  24  
Health Insurance - Wagner Bill - Medical Opposition Clippings, publications, notes, 1941-43.
  24  
Health Insurance - Wagner Bill - Opposition Clippings, 1941-43.
  25  
Health Insurance - Miscellaneous Publications. Publications on health insurance, 1930-45.
  26  
Old Age Assistance Publications on old age programs, 1930-45.
  27  
Old Age, Middle Age, Employment - Handicaps, etc. Publications, releases, bibliography, clippings, articles, questionnaire; articles include "Aged Women Swamp Relief Rolls"; notes on AMA meeting re employment for the aged; proposed study of the age factor in industry; excerpts from a NAM meeting, 1928-41.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - Abroad - General. Clippings, articles, "Brief Report of Findings Abroad" (5 p. mss.), pamphlets, 1925-32.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - Citizenship. Clippings, 1937.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - Complaints. Clippings, reports, articles, "Old Age Assistance Amendment to Constitution", speech by Harry A. McKey, City Treasurer of Philadelphia (3 p. mss.), 1927-34.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - Contributory. Clippings, pamphlet, 1934.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - General. Clippings, articles, 1928-31.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - General. Articles, chart, clippings, 1934-40.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - Human Interest. Clippings, 1935-42.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - Industrial Plans. Pamphlets, chart, articles, 1928-32
  27  
Old Age Pensions - Industrial Plans. Pamphlets re various plans, 1922-32.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - Industrial Plans. Clippings, pamphlets, 1924-26.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - Industrial Plans. Pamphlets, clippings, 1924-35.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - News Stories on Assn. Clippings, 1930-31.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - Private Organizations, Church, School. Printed materials, clippings, 1927-36.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - Organization of the Aged. One article, 1938.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - Public Employees Retirement Systems. Clippings, pamphlets, 1932-41
  27  
Old Age Pensions - Railroad Retirement Act. Clippings, articles, 1935-38.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - Relief - Almshouses. Clippings, 1940-41.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - "Streamlining" Trends. Clippings, articles, 1938-41.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - Trade Union Pension Plans. Clippings; Pensions plans from Lithographers, Iron Workers, Granite Cutters, Trainmen, Bricklayers, and Typographical Union, 1927-33.
  27  
Old Age Pensions - Various Schemes. Clippings; memo entitled "Old Age Security, By an Educational Birth Tax" by Saul Wiland (attorney, NYC), 1930-33.
  28  
Public Assistance. Booklets and reports re public relief programs in various states - Illinois, Missouri, Pennsylvania, etc., 1931-40.
  29  
Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act. Publications, bills, 1940-41
  29  
Railroad Retirement Act; Publications, bills, 1939-42
  29  
Social Security Act (Federal) Printed hearings, reports, bills, and publications, 1934-43
  29  
Social Security Act (Federal Publications, bills, 1935-40
  29  
Social Security Act (Federal) - Advisory Council for Employment Security Releases, 1940-42
  29  
Social Security Act (Federal) - Altmeyer, Chmn. of Social Security Board Clippings, articles, 1943
  29  
Social Security Act (Federal) - Amendments -President's 1941 Suggestions SSB federalization proposal and press reaction, 1941-42
  29  
Social Security Amendments Articles, clippings, releases, pamphlets ,1939-40
  29  
Social Security - American Beveridge Report Clippings, nine page report, 1942-43
  29  
Social Security - Analysis by Different Persons Clippings, articles, address, newsletter of the National League of Women Voters, memo from YWCA, 1936-40
  29  
Social Security - Annuities - Voluntary Clippings, articles, 1939-40
  29  
Social Security - Appropriations, Expenditures, Reserves, etc. Clippings, statements, releases, GPO Documents, 1936-42
  29  
Social Security - Armed Forces -Clippings, 1943
  29  
Social Security - Bane, Frank Bane, Ex-Director of the SSB resigns; clippings releases, articles, addresses, 1936-38
  29  
Social Security Board - Administration, Problems, Procedures, etc. Publications, articles, clippings, address by A.J. Altmeyer, 1938-39
  29  
Social Security Board - Employees Clippings, releases, 1936-38
  29  
Social Security Board - Federal Advisory Council Memos, releases, statements, 1940
  29  
Social Security - Green, Senator Clippings, legislative bill re Sen Green's proposal for expansion of the social security system, 1943
  29  
Social Security - Social Security Board Machinery, Methods, etc. Clippings, article, 1937-40
  29  
Social Security - Social Security Board - Offices, Space, Buildings, etc. Clippings, 1936-40
  29  
Social Security - Social Security Board Regional Offices Clippings , 1943
  29  
Social Security - Business Clippings, addresses, publications, releases, articles, 1936-1+2
  29  
Social Security - Byrnes Committee Report Clippings, 1939
  29  
Social Security - Civilian War Relief Legislative bills, notes, clippings, 1942
  29  
Social Security - Committees and Special Groups Clippings, articles, releases, statement, 1936-38
  29  
Social Security - Conferences Releases, program, clippings, 1935-39
  29  
Social Security - Confusion Clippings, 1935-40
  29  
Social Security - Congressional Pensions Clippings, 1939-1+2
  29  
Social Security - Cost of Administration Clippings, 1937-38
  30  
Social Security - Defense Releases, Clippings, publications, transcript of interview with William Hudson, Commissioner of Welfare (NYC), 1940-42
  30  
Social Security - Defense and Financing -Morganthau Proposals Clippings, 1941
  30  
Social Security - Dewson, Mary Clippings, releases re Dewson "Discusses Social Security from Women's Viewpoint" 1937
  30  
Social Security - Disability Permanent Articles, typed mss., 1940
  30  
Social Security - Douglas, Paul H. Clippings, 1936-40
  30  
Social Security - Downey Committee (Universal Pensions) Statement by A.J. Altmeyer, Chairman, Social Security Board, 1941
  30  
Social Security - Editorials Urging General Taxation for Social Security Clippings, 1936-39
  30  
Social Security - Effects Articles, address, 1936-40
  30  
Social Security - Effects on State Legislation Clippings, editorials, issue of Congressional intelligence, 1935-36
  30  
Social Security - Eliot Bill Clippings, bill, notes, 1940-42
  30  
Social Security - Employment Service Clippings, Article, releases, 1941-42
  30  
Social Security - Employers Questionnaires Articles, clippings, 1937-38
  30  
Social Security - Federalism and Federalization Questionnaire notes, articles, clippings, 1940-42
  30  
Social Security - Foreign Opinion Clipping, 1937
  30  
Social Security - Grants-In-Aid Clippings, articles, pamphlet, 1936-41
  30  
Social Security - Hoey, Jane M. Clippings, 1936-38 '
  30  
Social Security - Imberman, A. A. Clippings, 1936-37
  30  
Social Security - Internal Revenue Bureau -Tax and Rulings Publications, clippings, 1936-40
  30  
Social Security - Internal Revenue Bureau -Collection of Taxes Clippings , 1940
  30  
Social Security - Life Insurance Clippings, publications, 1936-41
  30  
Social Security - McNutt, Paul V. Clippings, address, releases, article, testimony, 1939-40
  30  
Social Security - Merrill Murray Clippings, releases, 1939
  30  
Social Security - Miles, Vincent M. Clippings, addresses, 1936-37
  30  
Social Security - Migratory Workers Clippings, articles, 1940-41
  30  
Social Security - Mothers' Pensions Clippings, articles, bibliography, notes, reports, publication, 1931
  30  
Social Security - Negroes Clippings, release, 1941
  30  
Social Security - Officials, Statements, Biographies Clippings, releases, articles, speech, 1938-41
  30  
Social Security - Old Age Insurance Clippings, 1936-39
  30  
Social Security - Old Age Pensions Clippings, 1940-41
  30  
Social Security - Pamphlets of Social Security Board Pamphlets, clippings, releases, 1936-38
  30  
Social Security - Perkins, Frances (National Conference on Social Insurance) lists of names re Advisory Council, 1933-34
  30  
Social Security - Perkins , Frances Clippings, address by Perkins, "The Beveridge Plan", 1935-43
  30  
Social Security - Post War Problems Clippings, pamphlets, articles, 1941-42
  30  
Social Security - Progress Reports Address, releases, clippings, summary of progress , 1935-42
  30  
Social Security - Reaction of Individuals and Organizations Clippings, pamphlets, announcement, 1936-40
  30  
Social Security - Reduction of Tax (Unemployment Insurance) Clippings, 1940
  30  
Social Security - Registration of Workers Releases, clippings, 5 p. mss. by Epstein re unemployment insurance, 1936-41
  30  
Social Security - Relief Clippings, statement, bill, testimony of demons France, Dir. State Dept. of Social Welfare, Rhode Island; 1937-43
  30  
Social Security - Relief and Security Statistics Publications, 1936-37
  30  
Social Security - Reserve Account and Use of Reserves (Attacks, etc.) Release, clippings, form letter, 1937-42
  31  
Social Security - Roosevelt on Social Security Clippings, 1939-40
  31  
Social Security - Rosenberg, Mrs. A.M. Clippings, 1936-42
  31  
Social Security - Seasonal Workers Publications, 1940-41
  31  
Social Security - Seidmann, H.P. Clippings, releases, article, 1936-37
  31  
Social Security - Social Security Taxes Clippings, notes, statement by A. Altmeyer, 1943-44
  31  
Social Security - Soldiers Benefit Rights, Etc. Articles, clippings, legislative bills, 1942-44
  31  
Social Security - Soldiers' Dependents' Allowances Clippings, drafts of proposals, leg. bills, "The Cost and Administration of Family Allowances," by Harry Grossman, 1942-43
  31  
Social Security - Stamp System Release, pamphlets, article, notes, 1940-41
  31  
Social Security - State Officials Release, clippings, 1936-38
  31  
Social Security - State Officials Release, clippings, 1936-38
  31  
Social Security - Tabular Analysis of Law Clippings, 1936-38
  31  
Social Security - Unemployment Insurance - Legislation, Operation, Statements Releases, clippings, articles, 1936-38
  31  
Social Security - Unemployment Insurance Operations Releases, clippings, 1937-38
  31  
Social Security - Vandenberg, Sen. Clippings, "Discussion of Social Security Act," by Arthur H. Vandenberg, 1937
  31  
Social Security - Wage Records Releases, clippings, 1935-42
  31  
Social Security - Winant, John C. Clippings, 1936-40
  31  
Social Security - Witte, E.E. Articles, clippings, 1935-37
  31  
Social Security - Women Workers Clippings, articles, 1940-41
  31  
Social Security - Woodward, Ellen S. Clippings, 1938-40
  31  
Social Security - Workers Education Bureau - Plans Booklets re this topic, 1936
  31  
Blind and Dependent Lavs CCH sheets by State - Alabama - Massachusetts, 1937-39
  31  
Blind and Dependent Laws CCH Sheets - Massachusetts - Oregon, 1937-39
  31  
Blind and Dependent Laws CCH Sheets - Oregon - Wyoming, 1937-39
  31  
Dependent's Allowances Articles, legislative bills, clippings, notes, 1941-42
  31  
Domestic Labor Clippings, 191*0-1*1
  31  
Employment Agencies Releases, articles, clippings, notes, pamphlets, 1930-36
  31  
Family Allowances Clippings, legislative bills, release, notes, 1933-1*1
  31  
Federal Aid to the States and General Expenditures Pamphlets, release, clippings, 1933-40
  31  
Governor's Messages, 1944 Printed messages from various states re social security programs, 1944
  31  
Home Work Clippings, releases, 1936-37
  31  
International Labor Organization Clippings, releases, articles, issues of Monthly Summary of the ILO, 1934-35
  31  
Pensions for the Blind Articles, clippings, legislative bills, notes, statistical information, 1932-37
  31  
Pensions and Politics Articles, clippings, 1938-40
  31  
Pension Plans Clippings, articles, pamphlets, releases, mss. re GE unemployment plan, 11 p., 1930-31
  31  
Professions - Condition of Articles, clippings, 1931-35
  31  
Savings Issues of The Month's Work published by the National Assn. of Mutual Savings Banks, 1941-42
  32  
Unemployment - Benefits - Company Plans Clippings and articles describing company benefit plans, 1929-36
  32  
Unemployment - Benefits - Trade Union Plans Articles, printed materials, and a booklet re labors' benefit plans; unions include the Brhd. of Railway Clerks, Amalgamated Workers of America, and others, 1928-31
  32  
Unemployment - Bibliography Includes a list of social science abstracts, readers' guide references and some clippings on unemployment, 1930-32
  32  
Unemployment - Causes - Purchasing Power Articles, clippings, 1930-31
  32  
Unemployment - Causes - Technological Development Pamphlets, clippings, 1927-32
  32  
Unemployment - Connecticut Valley Reports, 1932
  32  
Unemployment - Consequences Articles, pamphlets, clippings, notes, 1930
  32  
Unemployment - Consequences Clippings, articles, printed mss. re the effects of the depression, 1931-34
  32  
Unemployment - Consequences Clippings, articles, releases, 1930-36
  32  
Unemployment - Extent - 1930 and Before Clippings, articles, 1927-30
  32  
Unemployment - Extent - 1930 to 1933 Articles, clippings, reports, 1931-33
  32  
Unemployment - Extent Clippings, releases, articles, 1931-39
  32  
Unemployment - General Clippings, articles, 1928-38
  32  
Unemployment - Massachusetts Reports, 1931-32
  32  
Unemployment - Michigan Pamphlet, 1935
  32  
Unemployment - -New Jersey Explanation of the unemployment insurance compensation law of New Jersey, 1939
  32  
Unemployment - Nevada Reports, 1931-32
  32  
Unemployment - New York State Publications, 1930-32
  32  
Unemployment - New York State Publications, 1933-37
  32  
Unemployment - Ohio Pamphlets, reports , article , 1928-34
  32  
Unemployment - Oregon Report, 1915
  32  
Unemployment - Pennsylvania Publications, 1931-38
  32  
Unemployment Remedies - General Legislative bill, clippings, articles, publications, 1928-30
  32  
Unemployment Remedies - Loans to Workers Articles, publication, 1927
  32  
Unemployment Remedies - Relief Articles, clippings, 1931-32
  32  
Unemployment Remedies - Repeal of 18th Amendment Pamphlets, clippings re prohibition, 1932-34
  32  
Unemployment Remedies - Rural Rehabilitation Clippings, 1934-35
  32  
Unemployment Remedies - Share Work Clippings, pamphlets, address by W. Teagle, statement, 1932-38
  33  
Unemployment Remedies - Shorter Hours or Week The six hour work day and five day work week are discussed in newspaper articles from the NY Times, Federation News, etc.; also, printed material on these topics, 1931-33
  33  
Unemployment Remedies - Stabilization General Newspaper articles and printed materials on the problem of unemployment, suggesting programs for stabilization of jobs, and pointing out the necessity of this; 1928-37
  33  
Unemployment Remedies - Stabilization by Industries and Companies Newspaper articles and printed materials reporting methods and plans used by various industries during the depression to alleviate cyclical and seasonal unemployment in attempts to create a stabilization of jobs and wages; companies reported on include Proctor and Gamble, GE, etc. also newspaper clipping on social security and its relation to unemployment benefits, 1929-38
  33  
Unemployment - Rhode Island Description of Rhode Island's unemployment compensation law, 1937
  33  
Unemployment - Statistical Studies - States and Cities Report on the problems of international employment statistics, and unemployment surveys; and articles on unemployment census-taking, 1930-37
  33  
Unemployment - Study Outlines Reports and pamphlets on unemployment - its causes and some possible ones; sources include the National Board of the YWCA, and Pennsylvania's State Emergency Relief Administration, etc. 1929-35
  33  
Unemployment - Tragedies - Pictures - Sketches Newspaper photographs and articles portraying the depressed state of the union - bread lines , child labor, etc., 1933-37
  33  
Unemployment - Washington (State) An employment survey in the Pacific Northwest -winter of 1930-31;
  33  
Unemployment - Compensation - Merit Rating Explains the merit rating system in unemployment -the basic issues involved and its objectives, includes booklets and other printed materials, 1941 - 42
  33  
Unemployment Compensation - Merit Rating -General Printed materials and pamphlets from the Joint Conference against Merit-rating; A. J. Altmeyer, "Undermining Unemployment Insurance," 1940-44
  33  
Unemployment Compensation - Merit Rating -Clippings and Releases - General Clippings and printed materials re merit-rating; "The Demerits in Merit Rating" by Epstein ,1941-42
  33  
Unemployment Compensation - Merit Rating Clippings and Releases Pros and Cons of merit-rating explained in clippings and releases, 1933-38
  33  
Unemployment Compensation - Merit Rating -Clippings and Releases Newspaper clippings, a reading list, and a report by the Bureau of Research and Statistics, 1939
  33  
Unemployment Compensation - Merit Rating -Clippings and Releases Reports, articles, clippings, and printed materials re merit rating; a statement of Mr. Epstein before the Committee on Employers Experience Rating; an annotated bibliography on experience (merit) rating; a report on merit-rating from the Committee on Social Legislation, National Lawyers Guild; proceedings of the 7th National Conference on Labor Legislation, etc., 1940
  33  
Unemployment Compensation - Merit Rating -Clippings and Releases - Massachusetts Clippings, reports to Gov. Saltonstall, 1939-41
  33  
Unemployment Compensation - Merit Rating -Clippings and Releases - New York Printed materials and reports re a proposed merit-rating amendment to the unemployment insurance law of NY, and Gov. Lehman's veto of it; 1940
  33  
Unemployment Compensation - Merit Rating -Clippings - New York Clippings re merit rating, 1939-40
  33  
Unemployment Compensation - Merit Rating -Clippings and Releases - Pennsylvania Clippings, pamphlets and reports on merit-rating; "Is Experience (Merit) Rating Practical in Unemployment Compensation in Pennsylvania," by Pa. Assn. for Sound Social Security, etc., 1940
  33  
Unemployment Compensation - Merit Rating -Clippings and Releases - Other States Articles and clippings from various states, i.e. Alaska, Colorado, New Jersey, etc., 1940-41
  33  
Unemployment Compensation - Philosophy - Articles Includes articles, 1941-43
  33  
Unemployment Insurance - Abroad - General Articles, printed materials and reports covering unemployment insurance abroad; also included Is a report from the ILO Conference held in Geneva, 1930-37
  33  
Unemployment Insurance - Advocation and Endorsement by Individuals and Organizations Articles and printed materials expressing views on unemployment insurance - sources include the YWCA, William Leiserson, Paul Douglas, etc., 1930-34
  33  
Unemployment Insurance - America - General Newspaper and magazine articles, printed materials, on U. S. programs; included are statements from the Consumers League of New York; a Debate Handbook from the Univ. of Pittsburgh; various opinions and explanations of the subject, 1930-37
  33  
Unemployment Insurance - America - Advocates Various proposals for unemployment insurance are explained in articles and printed materials by Senator Wagner, William Leiserson, Harry Laidler, etc., 1930-34
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Brookwood Conference Opinions on unemployment insurance - quoting Chamberlain, Kellogg, and others; also a manual entitled "Outcomes for the Study of Unemployment" prepared by economics instructor, John C. Kennedy at the Brookwood Labor College; also a list of those asked to attend the Conference, 1932-33
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Byrne-Killgrew Bill Telegrams sent to Sen. Byrne; a summary of the revised Byrne-Killgrew Bill; information re the unemployment insurance hearing, 1935
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Census Graphs, tables, publications of the Federal Security Agency - Social Security Board, 1941-43
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Census Publications, reports, statistical charts, 1941
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Census Publications, statistics, 1940
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Census A-N completed survey forms by states, 1939
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Census N-W completed survey forms, 1939
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Census Completed survey forms, correspondence re the forms, 1938
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Census Forms, tables, 1938-39
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Constitutional Provisions Provisions by states, 1935
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Costs Articles, charts, 1931-33
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Cost of Administration Clippings, 1936-38
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Duration of Benefits Publications, statistical material, 1941-43
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Federal Excise Tax Summary of bill providing federal aid; various booklets re unemployment insurance, 1931-32
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Hawaii Pamphlets, newsletters, 1937-44
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Interstate Coop Clippings and printed material re unemployment compensation; a report of the Interstate Conference of Unemployment Compensation Administrators, 1936-38
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Labor Newspaper clippings, 1931-32
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Laidler Laidler's articles on his view of unemployment insurance, 1930-31
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - New York City Two page mss. by Epstein entitled, "Security in Old Age;" address delivered by Bernard "Deutsch at the YWCA headquarters, "The Relation of Unemployment Relief to Unemployment Insurance;" additional material re unemployment ins., 1934-35
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Opposition Newspaper articles, printed materials, and reports voicing opposition to unemployment insurance programs; sources include the NAM, American Academy of Political and Social Science, the VP of Metropolitan Life Insurance, etc. 1931-34
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Social Security Bill Pamphlets, articles, clippings, 1933-35
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Standards Printed material on unemployment compensation including an address on the "Six Basic Tests of Public Compulsory Unemployment Insurance," by an economist from NAM, 1932-39
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - States - Clippings Clippings from various states re unemployment insurance; printed material including "A Comparison of State Unemployment Compensation Laws," 1932-39
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Wagner Bill 10 p. mss., undated
  34  
Unemployment Insurance - Washington, D.C. Notes, article, clippings, leg. bills, 1942-43
  34  
Veterans - Compensation, Rehabilitation Leg. bills, clippings, reports, 1932-42
  34  
Workers Education Reports and printed material, 1927-37
  34  
Workmen's Compensation Insurance Clippings, releases, notes, pamphlets, bibliography, 1931-42
 
III. Card files, 1935-1943. [series]:
Outlined on each card are data concerning the origin of the bill (state or federal legislature), House or Senate number, by whom the bill or amendment was introduced, summary of the bill, and a legislative history of the bill. The arrangement of the bills is by subject, as follows: old age pensions (1936-1939); old age assistance (1943); health insurance (1935-1939); unemployment insurance (1935-1939); public assistance (1942); and unemployment compensation (1943).

Also, a card file bibliography containing citations for works dealing with health, unemployment insurance, social insurance, hours of labor, accident insurance, pensions (1935), relief for unemployment, workers' compensation, cost of living, family and mothers' allowances, health insurance, pensions, and public employees' retirement plans.

  35  
Card Index to State Social Security Bills
  36  
Bibliography
 
IV. Legislative bills, 1920-1944. [series]:
Printed copies of legislative bills with amendments and related materials. Legislation concerns social security, unemployment insurance, old age assistance, and health insurance.

  37  
Ala-Ark
  38  
California
  39  
Calif-Col
  40  
Conn-Fla
  41  
Ga-Ill
  42  
Ind-Kan
  43  
Kan-Maine
  44  
Md-Mass
  45  
Massachusetts
  46  
Michigan
  47  
Minn-Miss
  48  
Mo-Mont
  49  
Neb-N.H.
  50  
N.J.-N.Dak.
  51  
New York - 1923-39
  52  
New York - 1940-44
  53  
Ohio-Ore
  54  
Pennsylvania
  55  
R.I.-S.Dak.
  56  
Tenn-Texas
  57  
Utah -Wash
  58  
W. Va. -Wyo
  59  
Wisconsin
  60  
Ariz. -Idaho
  61  
Ill - Mich
  62  
Minn - NY
  63  
NY - Ore
  64  
Penn - Tex
  65  
Utah - Wyo
 
V. Newspaper clippings, 1920-1944. [series]:
  66  
Amendments to the Social Security Act
  67  
Amendments, Propaganda and Editorials
  68  
Attitude of Business Toward the SSA
  69  
Committee on Economic Security
  70  
Constitutional Problems and Cases
  71  
Editorials on Attitudes of Political Leaders
  72  
Editorial Opinion
  73  
Editorial Opinions to 1937
  74  
Labor
  75  
Life Insurance
  76  
Payroll Propaganda
  77  
President Roosevelt
  78  
Progress of the Bill from March 1, 1953
  79  
Reaction to Pres. Roosevelt's Proposals
  80  
Regional Offices
  81  
Reserves and Their Uses
  82  
War Displacement Bills
  83  
Australia
  84  
Austria, Belgium, Chile, Czechoslovakia
  85  
Canada
  86  
France
  87  
France, Germany, Latin America
  88  
Great Britain
  89  
Great Britain, Beveridge Plan
  90  
Italy, Irish Free State
  91  
Netherlands, Newfoundland, Norway, Poland
  92  
S. Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Misc.
  93  
U.S., State and Local
  94  
U.S. Lundeen Bill
  95  
Business Leaders
  96  
Opinions of Individuals
  97  
Costs
  98  
Funnies
  99  
Social Security and Relief
  100  
Taxes
  101  
Social Security Act - Editorials on Supreme Court Decisions
  102  
Altmeyer, Arthur J.
  103  
Payment of Old Age Benefits
  104  
Registration of Workers
  105  
Winant, John G.
  106  
Administrative Leaders, Secretary Perkins, Political Leaders
  107  
Child Welfare and Labor
  108  
Civil Service Standards for States and Reactions
  109  
Company Welfare Plans, Dismissal Payments, Profit Sharing Plans
  110  
Health Insurance - Great Britain
  111-112  
Life Insurance
  113  
National Resource Planning Board
  114  
Old Age Pensions, General Articles
  115  
Old Age Relief-Almshouses
  116  
Panaceas
  117  
Unemployment Insurance - Great Britain
  118  
Unemployment Insurance - New York State
 
VI. Miscellaneous, 1909-1944. [series]:
Includes bulletins of the Association, articles by Epstein, speeches and scrapbooks.

Includes bulletins and the monthly publications, "Old Security Herald" and "Social Security", published by the American Association for Social Security; publications (1909-1916) by the American Association for Labor Legislation; articles by Epstein on old age, compulsory public unemployment insurance, social security under the New Deal, financing social security, future of social security, problems of old age in industry, and insurance standards; scrapbook containing letters from AASS president, Bishop Francis J. McConnell, urging support of AASS and its activities; and three volumes (3 vol.) of scrapbooks of clippings relevant to AASS interests and activities.

  119  
Bulletin of the Association, American Association for Labor Legislation, Misc. Folder
  120  
Periodicals Containing Epstein Articles
  121  
Speeches, Articles, Scrapbooks