Bureau publication (United States. Children's Bureau)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1918
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Page 30 - Governmental Provisions In the United States and Foreign Countries for Members of the Military Forces and their Dependents, prepared under the direction of Capt.
Page 30 - ... we secure for all the children of the nation the education by which alone the hard-won heritage of civilization can be transmitted. The Children's Bureau of the United States Department of Labor has been keenly alive to this problem and has workt out masterly plans for its solution in cooperation with the Department of Child Welfare of the Woman's Committee, Council of National Defense. The second year of the war, April 6, 1918, to April 6, 1919, is to be known as "Children's Year...
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Page 9 - ... that comparing the three months December, 1914, to February, 1915, with the three months December, 1915, to February, 1916, the total number of children and young persons charged with punishable offenses has grown from 2,686 to 3,596, and that the increase has been experienced in practically all the towns consulted.
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Page 24 - PELINQUENCY. held because they had no papers of any kind. The other day in the Minsk Province prison there were found 60, all from 11 to 16 years of age. * * * According to the law, child prisoners are to be kept apart, but at present the law is not enforced, and they are with adult prisoners of all types.

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