Challenges Faced in the Field

At the 75th Anniversary of the SSW in 1993, alumni shared their memories with each other and Dean Ann Hartman.

In this video, Dorothy “Dottie” Brier, M.S.S. 1951, Shirley Camper Soman, M.S.S. 1946, Ann Hartman, M.S.S. 1954, Dean 1986-1994, Edith Richman Stolzenberg, M.S.S. 1936, Bapai Battiwalla, M.S.S. 1950, and Johanna Perry, M.S.S. 1955, recount their struggles with field internships over the years, particularly related to the cities Annette Garrett and other professors sent them to.

“Storytelling in the Archives” 1993, School for Social Work Records, RG 60, Smith College, Northampton, MA.

Also see the Field Internships Photo Gallery and send any photos you have of being out on placement!

black and white photo

Institute for Juvenile Research, 1956, Photographer: Unrecorded. School for Social Work Records, RG 60 Box 1315, College Archives, Smith College, Northampton, MA.