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Series X. Health and Welfare Services, 1946-1973

Scope and Content Notes:

Series X consists of materials of the Pittsburgh Section's activities with health and welfare services. The Pittsburgh Section is noted for introducing the visiting nurse to Pittsburgh. In addition, the section has often worked in association with other organizations in providing volunteers for health and welfare programs. The subseries on Health Services contains a history, correspondence, minutes, reports, members from the Health and Welfare Federation of Allegheny County, and other organization materials for the period 1946 to 1973. In the subseries Mental Health Programs there is information on the history, minutes, reports, financial records, program services, and information regarding Council House social rehabilitation for mental patients (under community auspices from 1967) for the period 1957 to 1973.

Subseries 1. Health Services


Box 29
Folder 1-10 Health and Welfare Federation of Allegheny County, 1946-1973
Folder 11 Citizens Association for Health and Welfare, 1949-1958
Folder 12 National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, Inc. and Polio Vaccination Program, 1951-1957
Folder 13 USO volunteers, 1956-1957
Folder 14-24 Veterans Administration Voluntary Service (VAVS), 1950-1957

Subseries 2. Mental Health Programs


Box 30
Folder 1 Mental Hygiene Committee/Mental Health Committee, 195(?)-1962 (intermittent)
Folder 2-3 Mental Health Conference, correspondence and agendas, 1956-1957
Folder 4 Mental Health Public Hearings, Pennsylvania Department of Welfare, 1956
Folder 5 Academy of Religion and Mental Health, 1969
Folder 6 Citizens Liaison Committee on mental health, 1971
Folder 7-8 Mental Health Publications by NCJW, Pennsylvania and Department, HEW, U.S.
Folder 9-21 Council House social rehabilitation for mental patients, 1957-1973
Folder 22 Diagnostic and counseling services for the mentally handicapped