Oliver M. Kaufmann Photograph Collection of the Irene Kaufmann Settlement

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The Kaufmann Settlement online collection contains images from the years 1912 through 1941 depicting activities at the Irene Kaufmann Settlement, including its Emma Farm Camp, the Better Baby Clinic, the Milk Well, and the Better Neighborhood Contest. The Irene Kaufmann Settlement, a neighborhood social welfare agency, was one of the first settlements of its kind in the United States and its highly successful programs were looked on as models.

Images were selected that best visually documented the history and activities of the Irene Kaufmann Settlement. Images were chosen that depicted children's activities, educational activities, and IKS endeavors to improve the community. Read more...

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