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box 1

Founding Documents, 1923-1935.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, reports, and other documents relating to the creation and dissolution of Better Homes in America, Inc. Arranged alphabetically by physical form
Box/Folder 1 : 1-2

General. One bound volume containing correspondence, minutes of meetings, and other documents relating to the creation and dissolution of Better Homes in America, Inc., 1923-1935

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Certificate of incorporation, 1923

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Constitution and by-laws, 1930

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Endorsement by Warren Harding, 1923 February 5

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Minutes of meetings of the Executive Committee, 1923

 

Statements

Box/Folder 1 : 7

General, 1923

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Hoover, Herbert C., 1924-1928

box 1-3

Board of Directors File, 1924-1935.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches and writings, and other material generated by the Board of Directors. Arranged alphabetically by physical form
 

General

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Undated

Box/Folder 1 : 10

1924

Box/Folder 1 : 11

1925

Box/Folder 1 : 12

1926

Box/Folder 1 : 13

1927-1929

Box/Folder 1 : 14

1930-1931

Box/Folder 2 : 1

1932

Box/Folder 2 : 2

1933-1934

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Ford, James, 1925-1932

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Gilbreth, Lillian M., 1930-1934

Box/Folder 2 : 5

Halbert, Blanche, 1932

 

Hoffman, Helen Duey

Box/Folder 2 : 6-7

1932

Box/Folder 2 : 8

1932-1933

Box/Folder 2 : 9

Meloney, Marie M., 1926

 

Taylor, James S.

Box/Folder 2 : 10

1927-1930

Box/Folder 2 : 11

1930-1935

Box/Folder 3 : 1

List of Board of Directors members

 

Speeches and writings

Box/Folder 3 : 2-3

Ford, James, 1925-1931

Box/Folder 3 : 4-5

Halbert, Blanche, 1924-1932

 

Subject file

Box/Folder 3 : 6

Finance Committee, 1931

Box/Folder 3 : 7

Office of the Treasurer, 1933

Box/Folder 3 : 8

Rockefeller Foundation, 1930

box 3-6

Advisory Council File, 1923-1935.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda, forms letters, lists, and speeches and writings of the Advisory Board. Arranged alphabetically by physical form
 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 3 : 9

Abbott, Grace, 1929

Box/Folder 3 : 10

American Civic Association, 1933-1935

Box/Folder 3 : 11

Arnold, Sarah Louise, 1925-1928

Box/Folder 3 : 12

Barnes, Julius H., 1924-1929

Box/Folder 3 : 13

Brown, Edwin H., 1923-1930

Box/Folder 3 : 14

Davis, James J., 1929

Box/Folder 3 : 15

Delano, Frederick, 1925-1931

Box/Folder 4 : 1

Farrand, Livingston, 1924-1929

Box/Folder 4 : 2

Gries, John M., 1923-1934

Box/Folder 4 : 3

Harriman, Oliver, Mrs., 1928-1929

Box/Folder 4 : 4

Herter, Christian, 1924-1935

 

Hoover, Herbert C.

Box/Folder 4 : 5

1923-1926

Box/Folder 4 : 6

1927-1932

Box/Folder 4 : 7

Ihlder, John, 1924-1932

Box/Folder 4 : 8

International Federation of Home and School, 1929

Box/Folder 4 : 9

J. Horace McFarland Company, 1929-1932

Box/Folder 5 : 1

Jardine, William, 1925-1928

Box/Folder 5 : 2

Kelly, Edgar Stillman, Mrs., 1925-1929

Box/Folder 5 : 3

King, Francis, Mrs., 1929

Box/Folder 5 : 4

Lake, Elise A., 1933-1935

 

Meloney, Marie M.

Box/Folder 5 : 5

1924-1930

Box/Folder 5 : 6

1931-1934

Box/Folder 5 : 7

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, 1923-1929

Box/Folder 5 : 8

National Housing Association, 1929-1932

Box/Folder 5 : 9

Parker, William Stanley, 1930-1935

Box/Folder 5 : 10

Payne, John Barton, 1923-1929

Box/Folder 5 : 11

Pratt, Harriett B., 1924-1935

Box/Folder 5 : 12

Prichard, Adelia, 1924-1929

Box/Folder 5 : 13

Redford, W. C., Mrs., 1925-1928

Box/Folder 5 : 14

Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1925-1929

Box/Folder 5 : 15

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1924-1933

Box/Folder 5 : 16

Storrow, Helen, 1930-1935

Box/Folder 5 : 17

Tigert, John James, 1924-1929

Box/Folder 5 : 18

United States. Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Home Economics, 1929

Box/Folder 5 : 19

United States. Public Health Service, 1924-1932

Box/Folder 6 : 1

Wilder, George W., 1924-1931

Box/Folder 6 : 2

Winter, Thomas G., Mrs., 1924-1929

Box/Folder 6 : 3

Work, Hubert, 1924-1929

Box/Folder 6 : 4

Form letters sent to members, 1924-1927

 

Lists

Box/Folder 6 : 5

Advisory Council members, 1929

Box/Folder 6 : 6

States, cities, and counties represented by Better Homes chairmen, 1931 July

 

Speeches and writings

Box/Folder 6 : 7

Abbott, Grace, 1924

Box/Folder 6 : 8

Gries, John M., 1923

Box/Folder 6 : 9

Hoover, Herbert C., 1921-1927

Box/Folder 6 : 10

Ihlder, John, n.d.

Box 7, box 7-9

Ray Lyman Wilbur File, 1920-1945.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, and other material of R. L. Wilbur as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Arranged alphabetically by physical form
 

Correspondence

 

General

Box/Folder 7 : 1

1920-1928

Box/Folder 7 : 2

1929-1935

Box/Folder 7 : 3-4

1933

Box/Folder 7 : 5

1934

Box/Folder 7 : 6

1935

Box/Folder 8 : 1

1935-1945

Box/Folder 8 : 2

Cheney, Charles H., 1931

 

Ford, James

Box/Folder 8 : 3

1925-1932

Box/Folder 8 : 4

1932-1933

Box/Folder 8 : 5

Speeches and writings, 1927-1933

 

Subject file

Box/Folder 8 : 6

Board of Directors, 1929-1934

 

Campaigns

Box/Folder 8 : 7

1928-1929

Box/Folder 8 : 8

1929-1930

Box/Folder 9 : 1

1930-1931

Box/Folder 9 : 2

1931-1933

Box/Folder 9 : 3

Housing - United States, 1929-1938

Box/Folder 9 : 4

Presentation to Rockefeller Foundation, 1930 January

Box/Folder 9 : 5

Reorganization planning for Better Homes in America, 1929

box 9-10

Personnel File, 1924-1933.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other material relating to the operations of the Personnel Department. Arranged alphabetically by subject
Box/Folder 9 : 6

Better Homes chairmen at President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership, 1931 December 2-5

Box/Folder 9 : 7

Salaries, 1933

 

Staff

Box/Folder 9 : 8

General

Box/Folder 10 : 1-2

General

 

Connor, Julia

Box/Folder 10 : 3-4

General

 

Correspondence with James Ford

Box/Folder 10 : 5

1924-1930

Box/Folder 10 : 6

1931

Box/Folder 10 : 7-8

Speeches and writings, 1925

Box/Folder 10 : 9

Lewton, Blanche

Box/Folder 10 : 10

Liston, Katherine

Box/Folder 10 : 11

Surette, Thomas

box 11-22

Correspondence, 1922-1935.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, sent and received by the BHA staff, arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent
Box 11

General

 

Foreign letters

Box/Folder 11 : 1

1924-1926

Box/Folder 11 : 2

1927-1928

Box/Folder 11 : 3

1929-1933

 

Topical file

Box/Folder 11 : 4

African-American issues, 1929-1930

Box/Folder 11 : 5

Architectural information, 1925-1932

Box/Folder 11 : 6

Conventions, 1932

Box/Folder 11 : 7

Housing, 1924-1932

Box/Folder 11 : 8

New York Low-Cost Housing Exhibit, 1934

Box/Folder 11 : 9

Politics, 1928

Box/Folder 12 : 1

Adams, Thompson and Fry, 1933

Box/Folder 12 : 2

Agricultural Commission of the American Bankers Association, 1927

Box/Folder 12 : 3

Alabama Power Company, 1926

 

American Art Bureau

 

1924-1928

Box/Folder 12 : 5

1929-1931

Box/Folder 12 : 6

American Automobile Association, 1925-1928

 

American Child Health Association

Box/Folder 12 : 7

1929-1931

Box/Folder 12 : 8

1932-1934

 

American Civil Association (James Harlean)

Box/Folder 12 : 9

1924-1928

Box/Folder 12 : 10

1929-1933

Box/Folder 12 : 11

American Face Brick Association, 1924-1926

Box/Folder 12 : 12

American Federation of Arts, 1933-34

Box/Folder 12 : 13

American Home Bureau, 1922-1927

Box/Folder 12 : 14

American Institute of Architects, 1923-1932

Box/Folder 13 : 1

American Library Association, 1929-1933

Box/Folder 13 : 2

American Optical Company, 1926

Box/Folder 13 : 3

American Radiator Company, 1926-1930

Box/Folder 13 : 4

American Red Cross, 1934

 

American Relief Administration

Box/Folder 13 : 5

General, 1927-1929

 

Children's Fund

Box/Folder 13 : 6

1929-1932

Box/Folder 13 : 7

1932-1935

Box/Folder 13 : 8

American Society of Agricultural Engineers, 1924-1929

Box/Folder 13 : 9

American Stove Company, 1923-1927

Box/Folder 13 : 10

American War Mothers, 1925-1926

Box/Folder 13 : 11

Americana Corporation, 1924-1930

Box/Folder 13 : 12

Apatow, J. J., 1926

 

Architects Small House Service Bureau

Box/Folder 13 : 13

General, 1925-1932

Box/Folder 13 : 14

Holden, Arthur C., 1925-1931

Box/Folder 14 : 1

Jones, Robert T., 1929-1932

Box/Folder 14 : 2

Lake Division architects, 1928

Box/Folder 14 : 3

Mountain Division architects, 1928-1930

Box/Folder 14 : 4

New England Division architects, 1927-1930

Box/Folder 14 : 5

North Central Division architects, 1928-29

Box/Folder 14 : 6

North Pacific Division architects, 1928-1931

Box/Folder 14 : 7

Potomac Division architects, 1928

Box/Folder 14 : 8

Shearer, Alan, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 14 : 9

South Central Division architects, 1928-1929

Box/Folder 14 : 10

Subscriptions, 1930

Box/Folder 14 : 11

Armstrong Cork Company, 1924-1925

Box/Folder 14 : 12

Associated General Contractors of America, 1930

Box/Folder 14 : 13

Associated Metal Lath Manufacturers, 1923-1930

Box/Folder 14 : 14

Barton, Durstine and Osborne, Inc., 1924-1926

Box/Folder 14 : 15

Benedict, P. F., 1933

Box/Folder 14 : 16

Better Homes and Property Service, 1924-1925

Box/Folder 14 : 17

Better Housing Institute, 1934-1935

Box/Folder 14 : 18

Bing Company, 1927

Box/Folder 14 : 19

Bowser Service Corporation, 1927

Box/Folder 14 : 20

Boy Scouts of America, 1933

Box/Folder 14 : 21

Building Age and National Builder Company, 1924-1928

Box/Folder 14 : 22

Building Developer, 1927-1929

Box/Folder 15 : 1

Camp Fire Girls, Inc., 1924-1933

Box/Folder 15 : 2

Capper's magazine, 1924-1930

Box/Folder 15 : 3

Carnegie Foundation, 1925-1933

Box/Folder 15 : 4

Celotex Company, 1927

Box/Folder 15 : 5

Central Advertising Company, 1925

Box/Folder 15 : 6

Certified Building Registry, 1929-1930

Box/Folder 15 : 7

Chamber of Commerce of the United States, 1928-1932

Box/Folder 15 : 8

Champion Hardware Company, 1926

Box/Folder 15 : 9

Character Education Institute, 1922-1928

Box/Folder 15 : 10

Child Study Association, 1925-1927

Box/Folder 15 : 11

The Children's Foundation, 1925

Box/Folder 15 : 12

Common Brick Manufacturers' Association, 1923-1925

Box/Folder 15 : 13

Concrete Lumber Corporation, 1926

Box/Folder 15 : 14

Contractors and Builders Exchange, 1933

Box/Folder 15 : 15

Coolidge, Calvin, 1922-1928

Box/Folder 15 : 16

Crane Company, 1930

Box/Folder 15 : 17

Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1924-1931

Box/Folder 16 : 1

Dow Chemical Company, 1926

Box/Folder 16 : 2

E. P. Dutton and Company, 1925

Box/Folder 16 : 3

Equitable Life Insurance Society, 1925

Box/Folder 16 : 4

Esmond Mills, 1926-1929

Box/Folder 16 : 5

Falk Foundation, 1930-1931

Box/Folder 16 : 6

Farrar Lumber Company, 1926

Box/Folder 16 : 7

Federal Board for Vocational Education, 1927-1931

Box/Folder 16 : 8

First Savings Bank, Greenville, South Carolina, 1924

Box/Folder 16 : 9

Flagg, Maurice I., 1926-1928

Box/Folder 16 : 10

Garden Club of America, 1925-1930

Box/Folder 16 : 11

General Education Board, New York City, 1929-1930

Box/Folder 16 : 12

General Electric Company, 1925-1926

 

General Federation of Women's Clubs

Box/Folder 16 : 13

1924-1931

Box/Folder 16 : 14

1925-1930

 

Girl Scouts

Box/Folder 16 : 15

1925-1929

Box/Folder 16 : 16

1929-1930

Box/Folder 17 : 1

1929-1930

Box/Folder 17 : 2

1930-1934

Box/Folder 17 : 3

Gladding Dry Goods Company, 1924

Box/Folder 17 : 4

The Glidden Companies, 1926

Box/Folder 17 : 5

The Grade Teacher, 1930

Box/Folder 17 : 6

Greyhound Vans, 1933

Box/Folder 17 : 7

Hardie, R. W., 1925

Box/Folder 17 : 8

Hearst's International, 1924-1925

Box/Folder 17 : 9

Holland's magazine, 1925-1930

Box/Folder 17 : 10

Home Designer, 1927-1928

Box/Folder 17 : 11

Home Economic News, 1930-1932

Box/Folder 17 : 12

Home Furnishers Digest, 1924

Box/Folder 17 : 13

Home Information Centers, 1930-1931

Box/Folder 17 : 14

The Homemaker, 1929

Box/Folder 17 : 15

Homes Harmonious, 1924

Box/Folder 17 : 16

Hoover, Herbert C., Mrs., 1924-1930

Box/Folder 17 : 17

Household Searchlight, 1928

Box/Folder 17 : 18

Howard Associates, 1933

Box/Folder 17 : 19

The Independent, 1925-1926

Box/Folder 17 : 20

Indiana Farmer's Guide, 1925

Box/Folder 17 : 21

Institute for Economic Research, 1930-1933

Box/Folder 17 : 22

International Education Board, 1926

Box/Folder 17 : 23

The Jewish Tribune, 1925

Box/Folder 17 : 24

Journal of Social Forces, 1924-1925

Box/Folder 17 : 25

Kiwanis Magazine, 1924

Box/Folder 17 : 26

Ladies' Home Journal, 1924-1930

Box/Folder 17 : 27

Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial, 1924-1929

Box/Folder 17 : 28

Lawrence, John D., 1927-1928

Box/Folder 17 : 29

Le Matin (Paris), 1924

Box/Folder 17 : 30

League for Accountancy in Government, 1926

Box/Folder 18 : 1

Lions International, 1925-1927

Box/Folder 18 : 2

Lippincott Company, Publishers, 1924-1931

Box/Folder 18 : 3

McCray Refrigerator Sales Corporation, 1926

Box/Folder 18 : 4

McDougall Domestic Science Kitchen Units, 1930

Box/Folder 18 : 5

McFarland, J. Horace, 1929-1935

Box/Folder 18 : 6

Maffitt and Gilpin Company, 1926

Box/Folder 18 : 7

The Man on the Floor, 1924

Box/Folder 18 : 8

Mandel Brothers, 1925

Box/Folder 18 : 9

Mann, Clyde, 1922-1931

Box/Folder 18 : 10

Mason City Brick and Tile Company, 1925

Box/Folder 18 : 11

Masonic Service Association, 1924

Box/Folder 18 : 12

Massachusetts Housing Association, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 18 : 13

Massey Concrete Products Corporation, 1926

Box/Folder 18 : 14

Maxwelch Company, 1924

Box/Folder 18 : 15

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, 1924-1929

Box/Folder 18 : 16

Mid-Week Pictorial, 1926-1929

Box/Folder 18 : 17

Mississippi Woman's Magazine, 1928-1929

Box/Folder 18 : 18

Mizner Industries Incorporated, 1927

Box/Folder 18 : 19

Modern Woodmen of America, 1925

Box/Folder 18 : 20

Monarch Home Service, 1926

Box/Folder 18 : 21

Montgomery Ward and Company, 1925

Box/Folder 18 : 22

Morgan Company, 1926

Box/Folder 18 : 23

Morgan Sash and Door Company, 1925

Box/Folder 18 : 24

Morgan Woodwork Organization, 1930

Box/Folder 18 : 25

Mother's Day International Association, 1924-1926

Box/Folder 18 : 26

Murphy Door Bed Company, 1924

Box/Folder 18 : 27

Murphy Varnish Company, 1924

Box/Folder 18 : 28

Murray, Daniel, Mrs., 1930

Box/Folder 18 : 29

Mutual Building and Loan Association, 1933

Box/Folder 18 : 30

The Nation, 1925

Box/Folder 18 : 31

The Nation's Health, 1925

Box/Folder 18 : 32

National Association of Colored Women, 1929-1930

Box/Folder 18 : 33

National Association of Home Founders, 1932

Box/Folder 18 : 34

National Association of Ice Industries, 1925-1928

Box/Folder 19 : 1

National Association of Real Estate Boards, 1923-1932

Box/Folder 19 : 2

National Association of the Industries, 1924

Box/Folder 19 : 3

National Builder, 1924

Box/Folder 19 : 4

National Builders Supply Association, 1925

Box/Folder 19 : 5

National Conference on the Renewal of Home Building, 1933

Box/Folder 19 : 6-8

National Congress of Parents and Teachers, 1924-1934

Box/Folder 19 : 9

National Council of '76, 1933

Box/Folder 19 : 10

National Council of Jewish Women, 1931

Box/Folder 19 : 11

National Education Association, 1923-1931

Box/Folder 19 : 12

National Electric Light Association, 1927

Box/Folder 19 : 13

The National Gleaner Forum, 1925

Box/Folder 19 : 14

National Home Retirement League, 1926

Box/Folder 20 : 1

National Information Bureau, 1927-1935

Box/Folder 20 : 2

National Motion Picture Bureau, 1925-1926

Box/Folder 20 : 3

National Municipal Review, 1932

Box/Folder 20 : 4

National Real Estate Journal, 1929

Box/Folder 20 : 5

National Retail Furniture Association, 1925-1929

Box/Folder 20 : 6

National Retail Lumber Dealer, 1924

Box/Folder 20 : 7

National Safety Council, 1927-1931

Box/Folder 20 : 8

National Urban League, 1926-1927

Box/Folder 20 : 9

The Nebraska Farmer, 1929-1930

Box/Folder 20 : 10

Needlework, 1924

Box/Folder 20 : 11

New York (State). Banking Department, 1924

Box/Folder 20 : 12

New York Foundation, 1933-1934

Box/Folder 20 : 13

New York State Teachers Association, 1926

Box/Folder 20 : 14

Nolen, John, 1926-1931

Box/Folder 20 : 15

Northeastern Retail Lumbermens Association, 1924

Box/Folder 20 : 16

Oklahoma Farmer-Stockman, 1928-1930

Box/Folder 20 : 17

Operative Builders Association of the District of Columbia, 1924

Box/Folder 20 : 18

Opportunity, 1931

Box/Folder 20 : 19

Outdoor Advertising Association, 1932-1934

Box/Folder 20 : 20

The Outlook, 1924

Box/Folder 20 : 21

Own Your Own Home, 1925-1927

Box/Folder 20 : 22

Pacific Ready Cut Homes, Incorporated, 1926

Box/Folder 20 : 23

Palmolive Company, 1924

Box/Folder 20 : 24

Peaslee, Horace W., 1925-1928

Box/Folder 20 : 25

Pennsylvania Farmer, 1925

Box/Folder 20 : 26

Philadelphia Housing Association, 1926-1931

Box/Folder 20 : 27

The Phonograph and Talking Machine Weekly, 1924

Box/Folder 20 : 28

Political Science Quarterly, 1927

Box/Folder 20 : 29

Prentice, Cornelia E., 1926-1927

Box/Folder 21 : 1

Promoter and Defender of Christian Homes, 1924

Box/Folder 21 : 2

Quaker Lace Company, 1924

Box/Folder 21 : 3

Renshaw School of Speech, 1933

Box/Folder 21 : 4

Retail Publishers, Incorporated, 1926

Box/Folder 21 : 5

Richardson, Inez, 1934-1935

Box/Folder 21 : 6

Richardson-Briggs Company, 1924-1928

Box/Folder 21 : 7

Richey, Lawrence (secretary to Herbert C. Hoover), 1929-1932

Box/Folder 21 : 8

Rickard, Edgar, 1929-1933

Box/Folder 21 : 9

Rockefeller Foundation, 1929-1930

Box/Folder 21 : 10

Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1926-1933

Box/Folder 21 : 11

Rosenwald, Julius, 1925-1930

Box/Folder 21 : 12

Russell Sage Foundation, 1924-1934

Box/Folder 21 : 13

Russia Cement Company, 1926

Box/Folder 21 : 14

Saint Nicholas Magazine, 1929-1930

Box/Folder 21 : 15

The Scholastic, 1927-1930

Box/Folder 21 : 16

The Scientific Monthly, 1928-1929

Box/Folder 21 : 17

Scranton Electric Company, 1926

Box/Folder 21 : 18

Scranton Lace Company, 1924

Box/Folder 21 : 19

Shatts, W. Philip, 1924-1935

Box/Folder 21 : 20

Sierra Educational News, 1927-1928

Box/Folder 21 : 21

Silotco Products, Ltd., 1930-1931

Box/Folder 21 : 22

Sloane, Thomas M., 1927-1930

Box/Folder 21 : 23

South Bend Lumber Company, 1924

Box/Folder 21 : 24

Southern Agriculturalist, 1924-1931

Box/Folder 21 : 25

Southern Pine Association, 1927-1930

Box/Folder 21 : 26

The Sovereign Citizen, 1925-1928

Box/Folder 21 : 27

The Spectator (London), 1926

Box/Folder 21 : 28

The Spur, 1925

Box/Folder 21 : 29

Stuck and Sons, 1926

Box/Folder 21 : 30

Successful Farming, 1928

Box/Folder 21 : 31

The Survey (New York), 1926-1927

Box/Folder 21 : 32

Tax Facts, 1924

Box/Folder 21 : 33

Teal, Marion, 1927-1928

Box/Folder 21 : 34

Tee Stone Corporation, 1927-1928

Box/Folder 21 : 35

Tennessee Good Roads Association, 1924

Box/Folder 21 : 36

Thermolator Corporation, 1927

Box/Folder 21 : 37

Thompson, J. Walter Company, 1927

Box/Folder 21 : 38

United Electric Company, 1924

Box/Folder 22 : 1

United States. Department of Agriculture, 1934

Box/Folder 22 : 2

United States. Department of Commerce, 1924-1933

Box/Folder 22 : 3

United States. Department of Labor, 1930-1932

Box/Folder 22 : 4

United States. Department of the Interior. Bureau of Education, 1930-1932

Box/Folder 22 : 5

United States Gypsum Company, 1926

Box/Folder 22 : 6

United States Radium Corporation, 1924

Box/Folder 22 : 7

Universal Gypsum and Lime Company, 1926

Box/Folder 22 : 8

Universal Portland Cement Company, 1924

Box/Folder 22 : 9

Universal Sanitary Manufacturing Company, 1926

Box/Folder 22 : 10

Van Guilder System Concrete Building, Inc., 1926

Box/Folder 22 : 11

Van Loan, Anna, 1932-1933

Box/Folder 22 : 12

The Warren Latch Key, 1930

Box/Folder 22 : 13

Washington Committee on Housing, 1934

Box/Folder 22 : 14

The Weekly Retrospect, 1924

Box/Folder 22 : 15

The Welfare Council of New York, 1933-1935

Box/Folder 22 : 16

Western Horticulture Gardens and Homes, 1928

Box/Folder 22 : 17

The Woman Citizen, 1925-1926

box 22-24

Financial Records, 1924-1935.

Scope and Content Note

Audits, cancelled checks, correspondence, office summaries, proposed budgets of the Financial Department. Arranged alphabetically by physical form
Box/Folder 22 : 18

Audits, 1924-1932

 

Cancelled checks

Box/Folder 22 : 19

1931 December - 1932 April

Box 23

1932

Box/Folder 23 : 1

May-September

Box/Folder 23 : 2

October-December

 

Check stubs

Box/Folder 23 : 3

1929-1931

Box/Folder 23 : 4

1932-1933

Box/Folder 24 : 1

1932-1933

Box/Folder 24 : 2

Correspondence, 1928-1935

Box/Folder 24 : 3

Office summaries, 1924-1932

Box/Folder 24 : 4

Proposed budgets to cover financial needs of Better Homes in America, 1925-1929

box 24-33

Publicity File, 1922-1935.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda, press releases, reports, printed matter and other materials relating to publicity operations of the BHA. Arranged alphabetically by subject. See also Publications/Correspondence with publishers
 

General

 

General

Box/Folder 24 : 5

1922-1924

Box/Folder 24 : 6

1925

Box/Folder 25 : 1

1927-1930

 

Correspondence

 

General

Box/Folder 25 : 2

1924-1927

Box/Folder 25 : 3

1928-1929

Box/Folder 25 : 4

1929-1933

Box/Folder 25 : 5

Christian Science Monitor, 1924-1929

Box/Folder 25 : 6

New York Herald Tribune, 1928-1931

Box/Folder 25 : 7

New York Times, 1924-1928

Box/Folder 25 : 8

Radio station WMAL, 1927-1930

Box/Folder 25 : 9

Radio station WRC, 1927

Box/Folder 25 : 10

Washington Post, 1924

Box/Folder 26 : 1

Western Newspaper Union, 1925

 

Wilkinson, Lupton A.

Box/Folder 26 : 2

1924

Box/Folder 26 : 3

1925

Box/Folder 26 : 4

The Woman's Home Companion, 1924-1932

Box/Folder 26 : 5

Press releases (syndicated series), n.d.

Box/Folder 26 : 6-7

Radio broadcasts, 1925-1930

Box/Folder 26 : 8

Reports, 1925-1927

Box 27

Campaigns

 

General

 

General

Box/Folder 27 : 1

1922

Box/Folder 27 : 2-6

1923

Box/Folder 27 : 7

1924

Box/Folder 27 : 8

1925

Box/Folder 27 : 9

1926-1927

Box/Folder 27 : 10

1928

Box/Folder 28 : 1-5

1929

Box/Folder 28 : 6

1930

Box/Folder 28 : 7-9

1931

Box/Folder 29 : 1

1931

Box/Folder 29 : 2

1932

Box/Folder 29 : 3

1933

Box/Folder 29 : 4

1934

Box/Folder 29 : 5

1935

 

Endorsements and statements of cooperation

Box/Folder 29 : 6

1925

Box/Folder 29 : 7

1926

Box/Folder 29 : 8

1927

Box/Folder 29 : 9

1928

Box/Folder 29 : 10-11

Form letters

Box/Folder 30 : 1

Form letters

Box/Folder 30 : 2

Home improvement summaries, 1932-1933

Box/Folder 30 : 3

Press releases, 1924-1931

Box/Folder 30 : 4

Questionnaires

Box/Folder 30 : 5-6

Report summaries of local chairmen, 1929

 

Reports

 

General ("special reports")

Box/Folder 30 : 7

1923

Box/Folder 30 : 8

1924

Box/Folder 30 : 9

White Country, Arkansas, 1931

Box 31

Better Homes Week, Pulaski County, Arkansas

Box/Folder 31 : 1

1929

Box/Folder 31 : 2

1930

 

Chairmen

Box/Folder 31 : 3

General, 1928

Box/Folder 31 : 4

Appointments, 1933

Box/Folder 31 : 5

Delaware Better Homes Committee, 1925-1933

Box/Folder 31 : 6

District of Columbia, 1928-1930

Box/Folder 31 : 7

Eastern States Exposition, 1932

Box/Folder 31 : 8

Home management specialists, 1933

 

Periodicals participating in campaign efforts, 1924-1932

Box/Folder 31 : 9

A

Box/Folder 32 : 1

B

Box/Folder 32 : 2

C

Box/Folder 32 : 3

D

Box/Folder 32 : 4

E

Box/Folder 32 : 5

F

Box/Folder 32 : 6

G

 

Prize awards

Box/Folder 32 : 7

1923-1932

Box/Folder 32 : 8

1932

Box/Folder 32 : 9

1933

Box/Folder 32 : 10

Roadside marketing (Wayside Stand)

 

Exhibits

Box/Folder 32 : 11

General, 1923-1933

Box/Folder 32 : 12

Planning, 1924-1930

Box/Folder 33 : 1

Exhibits and fairs, 1924-1930

Box/Folder 33 : 2

National planning - United States, 1925-1932

Box/Folder 33 : 3

Purpose of Better Homes in America, n.d.

 

Radio broadcasting, 1923-1933

Box/Folder 33 : 4

General

 

Radio stations

Box/Folder 33 : 5

WEAF

Box/Folder 33 : 6

WBAL

Box/Folder 33 : 7

WJZ

Box/Folder 33 : 8

Miscellany, 1926-1932

box 33-39

Publications File, 1924-1937.

Scope and Content Note

Articles and printed matter published by BHA staff and correspondence with publishers of BHA articles. Arranged alphabetically by physical form
 

Articles by the Better Homes in America staff published in various publications, 1926-1932

Box/Folder 33 : 9-12

General

Box/Folder 34 : 1

Home Improvement, 1937

Box/Folder 34 : 2-3

Home Information Service, 1936

 

Correspondence with publishers of articles by the Better Homes in America staff, 1924-1934

 

Books

Box/Folder 34 : 4-6

Better Homes Manual, 1931-1934

Box/Folder 34 : 7

Care and Repair of the Home, 1930-1932

Box 35

Home and Community Song Book

Box/Folder 35 : 1

1927-1929

Box/Folder 35 : 2

1930-1931

Box/Folder 35 : 3

1931-1932

 

Periodicals

 

American Building Association News

Box/Folder 35 : 4

1925-1928

Box/Folder 35 : 5

1928-1929

Box/Folder 35 : 6

1930-1931

Box/Folder 36 : 1

1931-1933

Box/Folder 36 : 2

The American City, 1923-1932

Box/Folder 36 : 3

Better Homes and Gardens, 1927-1930

 

Child Welfare

Box/Folder 36 : 4-5

1925-1930

Box/Folder 36 : 6

1930

Box/Folder 37 : 1

1931-1932

Box/Folder 37 : 2

1932-1934

Box/Folder 37 : 3

Children, A Magazine for Parents, 1926-1930

Box/Folder 37 : 4

The Community Builder, 1925-1928

Box/Folder 37 : 5

The Country Gentleman, 1924-1932

Box/Folder 37 : 6

Country Life, 1925-1929

Box/Folder 37 : 7

The Farm Journal, 1924-1932

Box/Folder 37 : 8

The Farmer's Wife, 1925-1934

Box/Folder 37 : 9

The Forecast, 1925-1929

Box/Folder 37 : 10

Good Housekeeping, 1924-1930

Box/Folder 37 : 11

High School Teacher, 1927-1931

Box/Folder 37 : 12

Home Building, 1924-1928

Box/Folder 37 : 13

House and Garden, 1925-1927

Box/Folder 37 : 14

House Beautiful, 1924-1932

Box/Folder 37 : 15

Household Magazine, 1925-1933

Box/Folder 37 : 16

Independent Woman, 1925-1926

Box/Folder 38 : 1

Industrial Arts Magazine, 1927-1928

Box/Folder 38 : 2

Journal of Home Economics, 1924-1932

Box/Folder 38 : 3

McCalls Magazine, 1924-1930

Box/Folder 38 : 4

The Modern Priscilla, 1926-1928

Box/Folder 38 : 5

Outdoors Pictorial, 1924-1925

Box/Folder 38 : 6

Pictorial Review, 1933

Box/Folder 38 : 7

Progressive Farmer, 1925-1932

Box/Folder 38 : 8

The Red Cross Courier, 1926-1927

Box/Folder 38 : 9

Save the Surface, 1924-1926

Box/Folder 38 : 10

The Small Home, 1930-32

Box/Folder 38 : 11

The Southern Planter, 1927-1931

Box/Folder 38 : 12

Southern Ruralist, 1925-1930

Box/Folder 38 : 13

The Southern Workman, 1924-1932

Box/Folder 38 : 14

Inventories of publications on hand, 1929-1932

Box 39

Publications issued by Better Homes in America

Box/Folder 39 : 1

America's Little House, 1934

Box/Folder 39 : 2

Guidebook for Better Homes Campaigns, 1925-1932

Box/Folder 39 : 3

How to Furnish the Small Home, 1924 April

 

Subject file

Box/Folder 39 : 4-5

Copyright issues, 1923-1933

Box/Folder 39 : 6

Garden pamphlet publication planning, 1924-1930

Box/Folder 39 : 7

Miscellany, 1924-1930

box 39-41

Subject File, 1924-1935.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, printed matter, clippings and other material, arranged alphabetically by subject
Box/Folder 39 : 8

American Homemakers, Inc., 1926-1932

Box/Folder 40 : 1

Approved Wayside Stations, Inc., 1926-1933

Box/Folder 40 : 2

Architectural Merit Prizes, 1925

Box/Folder 40 : 3

Commercialism - United States, 1925-1933

Box/Folder 40 : 4

Crane, Ross, 1930

Box/Folder 40 : 5

Delaware - Report of the Housing Commission of the State of Delaware, 1932

Box/Folder 40 : 6

Girl Scout Little House, 1925

 

Home Loan Bank Bill, 1932 July

Box/Folder 40 : 7

General

Box/Folder 40 : 8-10

Clippings

Box/Folder 41 : 1

Clippings

Box/Folder 41 : 2

Housing and recreation - Bibliographies, n.d.

Box/Folder 41 : 3

Log cabins, 1927-1929

Box/Folder 41 : 4

National Conference on Outdoor Recreation, 1925

Box/Folder 41 : 5

National Public Housing Conference, 1933 November 25

Box/Folder 41 : 6

National Recreation Association, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 41 : 7

Playground and Recreation Association of America, 1930-1932

Box/Folder 41 : 8

Purdue Research Foundation - Proceedings of the Homes Conference, 1935 June 1

Box/Folder 41 : 9

Real estate - United States, 1929-1932

Box/Folder 41 : 10-11

Recreation - United States

Box/Folder 41 : 12

Regional Plan Association, 1932-1934

Box/Folder 41 : 13

Rockefeller Foundation - Review for 1928

Box/Folder 41 : 14

Miscellany, 1925-1933

box 42-56

Clippings, 1920-1933.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper and periodical clippings arranged alphabetically by subject
Box 42

General

Box/Folder 42 : 1

1921-1923

Box/Folder 42 : 2

1922-1923

Box/Folder 42 : 3

1923

Box/Folder 42 : 4

1923-1924

Box/Folder 43 : 1

1923-1924

Box/Folder 43 : 2

1923-1930

Box/Folder 43 : 3-5

1924

Box/Folder 44 : 1-3

1924

Box/Folder 44 : 4-5

1925-1926

Box/Folder 45 : 1-3

1926

Box/Folder 45 : 4

1926-1927

Box/Folder 45 : 5

1927

Box/Folder 46 : 1

1927

Box/Folder 46 : 2

1928

Box/Folder 46 : 3

1933

 

Building costs

Box/Folder 46 : 4-5

General, 1920-1933

Box/Folder 47 : 1

Cost of a six-room frame house, 1923-1933

 

City planning

Box/Folder 47 : 2-5

General, 1923-1931

Box/Folder 48 : 1-3

Washington, D.C., 1826-1933

Box/Folder 48 : 4

Conferences, 1922

 

Home building

Box/Folder 48 : 5

1921-1924

Box/Folder 49 : 1

1924-1925

Box/Folder 49 : 2

1925-1927

Box/Folder 49 : 3

1927-1929

Box/Folder 49 : 4

1929-1930

Box/Folder 50 : 1

1931-1933

 

Home financing

Box/Folder 50 : 2

1922-1925

Box/Folder 50 : 3

1926-1929

Box/Folder 50 : 4

1930-1932

Box/Folder 50 : 5

1932

Box 51

Home ownership

Box/Folder 51 : 1

1926-1929

Box/Folder 51 : 2

1930-1933

 

Hoover, Herbert C.

Box/Folder 51 : 3

1922-1932

Box/Folder 51 : 4-5

1932

Box/Folder 52 : 1

1932-1933

 

Housing - United States

 

General

Box/Folder 52 : 2

1920-1922

Box/Folder 52 : 3

1923-1925

Box/Folder 52 : 4

1925-1927

Box/Folder 53 : 1

1927-1930

Box/Folder 53 : 2

1930-1933

 

Government workers

Box/Folder 53 : 3

1925-1926

Box/Folder 53 : 4

1926

Box/Folder 53 : 5

Labor - United States, 1920-1932

Box/Folder 53 : 6

Master Builder, 1926

Box 54

Materials used in construction

Box/Folder 54 : 1

1924

Box/Folder 54 : 2

1924-1927

Box/Folder 54 : 3

1927-1933

Box/Folder 54 : 4

Mechanics lien law, 1926

Box/Folder 54 : 5

National Conference of Banking and Industrial Committees, 1932

Box/Folder 54 : 6

President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 55 : 1

President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 55 : 2

Public health - United States, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 55 : 3

Real estate - United States, 1923-1933

Box/Folder 55 : 4

Standardization - United States, 1922-1932

Box/Folder 55 : 5

Wages, 1926

Box/Folder 55 : 6

White House Conference on Child Health and Protection, 1931-1932

 

Zoning

Box/Folder 55 : 7

1921-1922

Box/Folder 56 : 1

1922-1924

Box/Folder 56 : 2

1924

Box/Folder 56 : 3

1927-1929

Box/Folder 56 : 4

1929-1933

box 57-60

Scrapbooks, 1926-1931.

Scope and Content Note

Scrapbooks containing correspondence, memoranda, clippings, printed matter, and photographs, collected by the BHA staff. Arranged alphabetically by subject
Box/Folder 57 : 1

Adobe construction, 1927-1928

 

Better Homes Week

Box/Folder 57 : 2-3

Boston, 1931

 

Santa Barbara

Box/Folder 57 : 4

1926

Box/Folder 58 : 1

1926

Box/Folder 58 : 2-4

1927

Box/Folder 59 : 1

1928

Box/Folder 59 : 2-3

1929

Box/Folder 59 : 4-5

1930

Box/Folder 59 : 6

1931

Box/Folder 60 : 1-2

1931

box 61-70

Oversize Material, 1922-1934.

Scope and Content Note

Albums and scrapbooks containing correspondence, reports, memoranda, photographs and printed matter, collected by the BHA staff. Arranged alphabetically by subject. See also Scrapbooks.
Box 61-70

America's Little House, 1934 October (2 scrapbooks)

 

Better Homes Week

 

General

Box/Folder 61 : 1

1922

Box/Folder 61A : 2

1923

Box/Folder 62 : 1

1923

Box 63

Greenville, South Carolina

Box/Folder 63 : 1

1929

Box 64

1930

Box/Folder 64 : 1

Volume I

Box/Folder 65 : 1

Volume II

Box 66

Santa Barbara County

Box/Folder 66 : 1

1925

Box/Folder 66 : 2

1927

Box/Folder 67 : 1

1928

Box/Folder 68 : 1

1929

Box/Folder 69 : 1

1930

Box/Folder 69A : 2

1931

Box/Folder 70 : 1

1931

Box/Folder 70 : 2

Campaign in Washington, D.C., 1924

box 71

Photographs, 1929-1934.

Scope and Content Note

11 prints and an album containing 140 prints depicting structures and people engaged in BHA operations
Box/Folder 71 : 1

11 prints depicting interiors and exteriors of model homes, mothers with infants, a doctor examining an infant, a group of teenagers playing with puppets on strings and examining a painting exhibit, 1929-1934

Box/Folder 71 : 2

One album containing 140 prints depicting interiors and exteriors of model homes and various groups of individuals, 1929