Bertha Capen Reynolds was a pioneer educator and practitioner in the field of social work and an innovative writer on broader social subjects. An extended oral history interview follows a brief biography of her.
This delightful “hymnal” from 1923 unfortunately does not contain authorship information. Enjoy, nonetheless!
A collection of songs lyrics they from the early days of the school to celebrate its 65th Anniversary in 1983.
In this article, a psychiatric social worker contends with challenges of work-life balance that will seem familiar to many working women ninety years later.
SSW Founder Mary Jarrett on why psychiatric social work made a good career for women. Part of “a series of 75 articles describing occupations open to women. Each article is written by an expert in that particular field and presents frankly and concisely the advantages, the disadvantages, the salary, the opportunities, the qualifications, and the best preparation for each vocation.”
In her oral history about attending SSW in the mid 1980s, Joanne Frustaci said “the racism course” was a standard part of the curriculum and, in her experience, the only class during which race was discussed. How does her experience fit into the history of the SSW curriculum? Explore this page to find out!
One of the first groups of alumnae out of Boston attempted to keep everyone connected in the 1920s through a newsletter they called “The Social Syndrome.” Though they only put out two issues, they are enlightening ones.