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Finding aid for the Jessie E. Dean papers 0410
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Social work reports 1921-1946

Box 1, Folder 2

Annual Reports of the Outdoor Relief Division of the Department of Charities 1921-1935

Scope and Content

This folder contains copies of reports made by Jessie Dean for Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
Box 1, Folder 3

Annual Reports of the L.A. County Welfare Department 1929-1935

Scope and Content

This folder contains several annual reports of the Los Angeles County Welfare Department, including financial reports.
Box 1, Folder 4

Reports and newsletters from various social work agencies undated

Scope and Content

This folder contains copies of various reports from different welfare agencies, a newsletter from the State of California Department of Social Welfare, a publication from the Social Work Publicity Council, and an essay titled, "The Request for Placement has Meaning", which describes the different circumstances and motives which drive parents to request a foster home for their children.
Box 1, Folder 5

Outlines and Excerpts from County Welfare in Los Angeles; a report of the Child Placement Unit of the L.A. Bureau of Public Assistance 1946

Scope and Content

This folder contains a notebook of Jessie Dean's titled, "Outlines and Excerpts" containing papers on how to run a social work office, as well as outlines from a book titled "Personality and Social Adjustement" and other miscellaneous notes. Also in this folder are- Bulletin No. 31 of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy (1916), and a report from March 1946 titled "A Study of the Child Placement Unit of the Bureau of Public Assistance Los Angeles County, California".

Miscellaneous papers and brochures 1920-1960

Box 1, Folder 1

Chicago School of Philanthropy Bulletin 31; handwritten notes, etc. 1920-1960

Scope and Content

This folder contains many papers kept by Jessie E. Dean during the time she worked for the Department of Public Social Services in Los Angeles including transcripts of speeches she gave, a report of the Department of Charities of Los Angeles County, and miscellaneous notes and outlines on how she ran her office and managed her time.
Box 1, Folder 6

Pamphlets, magazines, teaching materials undated

Scope and Content

This folder contains various brochures and newsletters of different social work agencies, issues of "The Compass" and "The Family" which are publications put out by the American Association of Social Workers, and the Family Welfare Association of America, respectively. Also in this folder is a document titled, "Nomenclature of Psychiatric Disorders" and miscellaneous notes and publications regarding social case work.
Box 1, Folder 7

The Social Worker's Dictionary and "The Case Worker's Desk Manual" 1936-1937

Scope and Content

This folder contains two publications, one being "The Social Workers' Dictionary" and the other being "The Case Worker's Desk Manual". The latter is described as "a compendium of information for daily use by practioners of social case work".
Box 1, Folder 8

Office papers and forms 1930

Scope and Content

This folder contains a document on policies of the Department of Charities Division of County Welfare Relief from 1935, copies of ordinances, forms and reporting sheets, and miscellaneous notes and tables regarding budgets and material aid to underpriviliged children.