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Record Group Number: 000897
Series/Collection Number: .S 871
Creator: Florida. State Welfare Board.
Title, Dates: Historical files, 1927-1950.
Amount: 0.25 cubic ft.
Medium Included: photographs
Organization/Arrangement: Unarranged.
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Summary:     This series contains the historical files from 1927 to 1950 of the State Welfare Board and its predecessors, the State Board of Social Welfare and the State Board of Public Welfare.  The records include historical information on welfare assistance, social security, child welfare, the Adoption Act of 1943, the organization of the Board, and the first biennial report of the State Board of Public Welfare.  The files include reports, photographs, and newspaper clippings.
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Subject Access Fields: Public welfare Florida
Child welfare Florida
Aged Services for Florida
Family services Florida
Senior citizens.
Photographs. aat
Added Entries Florida. State Board of Social Welfare.
Florida. State Board of Public Welfare.