Florence Day reviewed recent casework studies in order to evaluate current casework practice by starting with social workers’ experiences rather than starting with theory. This, then, might reassure those social workers who questioned the new emphasis on theory in their profession by giving evidence for which ones worked in which settings. Bertha Capen Reynolds’s response is also printed.
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.
Bertha Capen Reynolds recorded the songs they sung in 1918 in her diary. Try to imagine the women with serious expressions and lovely modest white dresses singing about sex, libido and repression!
A 1944 article in the Smith Alumnae Quarterly in which a New York Smith Club panel meeting points up important wartime social work being done by alumnae and by graduates of the Smith School for Social Work.