• April 2012
  • Vol. 13, No. 3

Children's Bureau Centennial

This special section is dedicated to CB's 100th anniversary. The ninth and final article in our first Centennial Series looks at the creation of the Children's Bureau. A new series focusing on highlights from each of CB's 10 decades will premiere in May.

  • Centennial Series: The Creation of the Children's Bureau
    This is the ninth and final article in our first Centennial Series. This series addressed some of the social issues, practices, and policies that laid the groundwork for the creation of the...

  • CB and the Sheppard-Towner Act of 1921
    The Sheppard-Towner Act of 1921 was the first major piece of Federal legislation focused on improving maternal and infant health. The law allocated nearly $1.2 million in Federal funds to States...

  • Grace Abbott's Legacy
    A column in the December 2011 and January 2012 issues of Prairie Fire, a Nebraska-based newspaper, featured the life's work of child welfare maven Grace Abbott and her legacy of social change. The...