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through the mill." Perhaps his most re-
markable sentence is: "It certainly would
not be a serious overstatement to say that
crime is responsible for most of the un-
happiness, most of the difficulties of mod-
ern civilization."
New York JAMES HARGAN

Run of the Shelves

ANNOTATIONS ON SMALL LOAN LAWS,
by F. B. Huhachelc. Russell Sage Foundation.
255 pp. Price $3 postpaid of Survey Mid-
monthly.

AN analysis of judicial decisions on small
loan laws and of devices often used for
the evasion of usury laws.

CHILDREN'S PLAY INDOORS AND OUT.
by Elizabeth F. Boettigcr. Dutton. 189 pp.
Price $2 postpaid of Survey UidmontUy.

HERE are suggestions for the guidance
of the child into "play that provides
ample and varied physical activity, gives
the opportunity for exploration and
achievement, that fulfills intellectual and
emotional needs and allows wholesome
social contacts." The book is concerned
primarily with the problems of children
from two to six years, old.



DIRECTORY OF SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS



Civic, National, International



National Red Cross



THE AMERICAN NATIONAL IlED CROSS
Administered through National Headquar-
ters in Washington, D. C., and three Branch
Offices in San Francisco, St. Louis and
Washington, D. C. There are 3711 local
chapters organized mostly on a county basis.
Services of the Red Cross are : Disaster
Relief, Civilian Relief. First Aid and Life
Saving, Home and Farm Accident Preven-
tion Service, Home Hygiene and Care of the
Sick, Junior Red Cross, Nursing Service,
Nutrition Service, Public Health Nursing,
Volunteer Service and War Service.

Industrial Democracy

LEAGUE FOR INDUSTRIAL DEMOCRACY

Promotes a better understanding of problems
of democracy in industry through its
pamphlet, research and lecture services and
organization of college and city groups. Ex-
ecutive Directors, Harry W. Laidler and
Norman Thomas, 112 East 19th Street, New
York City.



Is your
organization
listed in
the Survey's
Directory of
Social Agencies?
If not
why not?
Rates are
thirty cents
per line



Foundations



AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND,
INC. 15 West 16th Street, New York. A
national organization for research and field
service. Activities include : assistance to state
and local agencies in organizing activities
and promoting legislation ; research in legis-
lation, vacations, statistics, and mechanical
appliances for the blind ; maintenance of a
reference lending library. M. C. Migel, Presi-
dent ; Robert B. Irwin, Executive Director.



RUSSELL SAGE FOUNDATION For the Im-
provement of Living Conditions Shelby M.
Harrison, General Director ; 130 E. 22nd St.,
New York. Departments: Charity Organiza-
tion, Consumer Credit Studies, Delinquency
and Penology, Industrial Studies, Library,
Recreation, Social Work Interpretation,
Social Work Year Book, Statistics, Surveys.
The publications of the Russell Sage Founda-
tion offer to the public in practical and
inexpensive form some of the most impor-
tant results of its work. Catalogue sent
upon request.



Concerning Children

PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONFERENCE
ON STATE CHILD WELFARE SER-
VICES, Washington, D. C., April 4-6, 1938.
Maternal and Child Welfare Bulletin No. 3
of the U.S. Children's Bureau. 155 pp.
Price 20 cents from the superintendent of
documents.

A full account, including the discussion,
of the meeting of public welfare workers
to consider federal-state relationships in
that part of the social security services
which the Children's Bureau administers.

PATERNITY LAWS IN EFFECT JANU-
ARY 1, 1938. U. S. Children's Bureau,
Chart No. 16. 83 pp. Price 20 cents from
the superintendent of documents, Washing,
ton, D. C.

Analysis and tabular summary of stat-
utes relating to paternity and support of
children born out of wedlock.

ADOPTION. Published by the U. S. Chil-
dren's Bureau. Folder No. 13. 15 pp. From
the bureau, Washington, D. C.

Sound advice for prospective foster par-
ents in regard to choice of and attitude
toward an adopted child.

Social Work and So On

THE SUSTAINING TYPE OF CASE
WORK; CASE PRESENTATIONS, by Beatrice
H. Wajdyk, Edna Astley and Ruth Davis.
64 pp. Price 50 cents.

DEFINING FAMILY CASE WORK SER-
VICES IN RELATION TO CLIENT
APPLICATIONS, by Helaine A. Todd and
Harriet Guignon. 44 pp. Price 40 cents.

OUR UNCHANGING GOAL: THE FAMILY,
by Stanley P. Davies. 24 pp. Price 20 cents.

All published by the Family Welfare
Association of America, 130 East 22 Street,
New York. Available in quantities at re-
duced prices.

SOME ASPECTS OF PSYCHIATRIC SO-
CIAL WORK. A special issue of the News
Letter of the American Association of Psy-
chiatric Social Workers. 40 pp. Price 50
cents from the association, 722 West 168
Street, New York.

A series of papers presented at the
meetings of the association at the National
Conference of Social Work, June 1938.



THE PAMPHLET SHELF

RELIGION FUNCTIONING SOCIALLY.
Studies Presented at Meetings of the Church
Conference of Social Work, Atlantic City,
1936, Indianapolis, 1937. Edited by Leland
Foster Wood. Published by the Social Ser-
vice Department of the Federal Council of
Churches. 96 pp. Price 25 cents from the
council, 297 Fourth Avenue, New York.

Thirty-five papers from the meetings of
an associate group of the National Con-
ference of Social Work discussing the re-
lation of religion to social work and social
action.

FIELD WORK WITH PUBLIC WELFARE
AGENCIES. II. Principles, Content and
Objectives of Supervision, by Josephine C.
Brown. American Public Welfare Associa-
tion, 1313 East 60 Street, Chicago. 16 pp.
Price 25 cents from the association.

In a paper presented at the section on
public welfare administration of the Na-
tional Conference of Social Work, Miss
Brown describes the qualities of a perfect
field representative. The APWA publishes
it as a follow-up of the author's "Field
Work with Public Welfare Agencies."

FOUNDATIONS IN THE TWENTIETH
CENTURY, by John M. Glenn. 5 pp. Free,
while the supply lasts, from the Russell Sage
Foundation, 130 East 22 Street, New York.

The facts about the most important
foundations prepared by Mr. Glenn for
publication in The Councillor, house or-
gan of the Baltimore Council of Social
Agencies, from which it is reprinted.

WELFARE SERVICES FOR THE CAN-
ADIAN PEOPLE. Submission of the Can-
adian Welfare Council to the Royal Com-
mission on Dominion-Provincial Relations.
58 pp. From the Council House, Ottawa.

A suggested social security program for
Canada planned within sight of the par-
ticular needs of the Canadian people.

MISSOURIANS ON THE MOVE, April
1934 August 1935. St. Louis Bureau for
Men, 204 North 18 Street, St. Louis. 62
pp. Free on request.

The statistical story of the short-lived
Intra-State Transient Bureau set up by
the St. Louis Relief Administration to al-
leviate the national transient problem
through an attempt to keep Missourians
at home. Most interesting discovery was



that only a third of the 468 men and
boys aided could properly be described
as unattached and homeless.

STANDARDS OF LIVING IN THE GREAT
LAKES CUT-OVER AREA, by C. P.
Loomis, Joseph J. Lister and Dwight M.
Davidson Jr. Issued as Social Research Re-
port No. XIII by the U.S. Department of
Agriculture, the Farm Security Adminis-
tration and the Bureau of Agricultural Eco-
nomics.

One of six studies of rural problem
areas initiated originally by the WPA.
Schedules were secured from both open
country and village families in ten coun-
ties. Among the wealth of facts revealed
by the tabulations is that open country
families spent an average of $45 annually
"for health, birth and death," $5 for cur-
rent reading matter, $88 for clothing and
$97 for maintenance of an automobile.

A PLAN OF COOPERATION FOR SOCIAL
AGENCIES AND SMALL LOAN COM-
PANIES. Prepared and published by the
Michigan Association of Personal Finance
Companies, 1014 Francis Palms Building,
Detroit. Free on request.

The plan, presented "as an effort to
mobilize community resources in the ser-
vice of the family" is said to have been
discussed with leading social workers in
Michigan. It carries the endorsement of
an imposing list of them.

Labor

SHALL STRIKES BE OUTLAWED? by
Joel Seidman. League for Industrial Democ-
racy Pamphlet Series. 32 pp. Price 15 cents
at the league, 112 East 19 Street, New York.

Answering "No" to his own question,
Mr. Seidman presents arguments against
compulsory arbitration and finds the cure
for industrial strife in strong unionization
and collective bargaining.

WHY THE CIO, by Alfred Baker Lewis.
League for Industrial Democracy Pamphlet
Series. 27 pp. Price 10 cents from the
league, 112 East 19 Street, New York.

Defense of the CIO containing the case
for unions in general, for industrial unions
and denials of the charges of communism,
dictatorship and violence in the CIO
make-up.



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