Proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction at the Twenty-Third Annual Session Held in Grand Rapids, Mich. , June 4-10, 1896
Boston & London, George H. Ellis, 1896. Hardcover. 8vo (9 in, 22.9 cm). xvi, 525 pp.; frontis. port. Sole edition: Pioneering doctor and social reform activist, Isabel Chapin Barrows (1845-1913) was the first American woman stenographer for congressional committees. Prison reform activist, Barrows replaced her husband at the International Prison Congress. Chapters include the insane, the epileptic, the feeble-minded, the tramp, charity organization, city and council charities, soldier's homes and pensions, immigration and migration, child-saving, juvenile reform, the merit system, social problems, and prison reform. OCLC. Trove 42845211. ANB. Original brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, panels in blind to covers. Patterned endpapers. Frontispiece portrait of Albert O. Wright, conference president, 1896. Extremities lightly worn, hinges lightly stressed, top edge dusty. Well-preserved, tight, and clean first edition. Very good+ .
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Keywords: Social Thought