Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Committee on Day Care for Children Records



Overview of the Collection

Creator: Committee on Day Care for Children
Title: Committee on Day Care for Children Records
Dates: 1939-1943
Accession No.: MA11-1
Quantity: .25 linear feet
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library 1515 Young St  Dallas, TX 75201

Biographical Note

During World War II, women were increasingly called to serve for the Defense Program. The Child Welfare Division of the Council of Social Agencies in Dallas formed the The Committee of Day Care for Children to determine the need for childcare centers and to ensure that the children of these women were adequately cared for. Expansion of childcare and nurseries came about through these efforts.


Scope and Contents

The collection mainly consists of correspondence, minutes, memos, and committee reports. Also included are booklets, pamphlets, leaflets, and other printed materials that cover topics about child welfare and day care programs.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Organizations:
Committee on Day Care for Children
Places:
Dallas, Texas
Subjects:
Day Care

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA11-1 Committee on Day Care for Children, Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library


Detailed Description of the Collection

 
Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence, March 1942-September 1942



 
Box Folder
1 2 Correspondence, November 1942-Februrary 1943



 
Box Folder
1 3 Forms, Undated



 
Box Folder
1 4 Memos, July 1942-July 1942



 
Box Folder
1 5 Minutes, March 1942-November 1942



 
Box Folder
1 6 Printed Materials, 1939-1942



 
Box Folder
1 7 Reports, March 1942-September 1942



 
Box Folder
1 8 Roster, Undated