Juvenile Welfare Association Records

Dates: 1898-1980, Bulk dates: 1924-1950. Size: 9.5 linear feet in 19 boxes, including 7 photographs. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections, Neighborhood History Research Collection. The collection includes the records of the Juvenile Welfare Association and materials on founder Bertha Lyons’ Self-Development Course, including lessons, sheet music, recitations, or dramatic exercises. Documents also include scripts from the Adult Education Program created by Works Progress Administration (WPA) from 1938-1939. [Finding aid]