1936 Birmingham Alabama history of Welfare, Charity Social Work; PRICE CUT!

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Seller: catherbrownbooks (13,259) 100%, Location: deep south, Ships to: US, Item: 312402072774 Be sure to add me to your favorite sellers list - see more ALABAMA, LABOR and AFRICAN AMERICAN related items not always found in eBay's so-called "search" Here's a link to my currently available BIRMINGHAM related items: Birmingham items and my items that relate to AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY: items in my AFRICAN AMERICAN store on eBay and a link to my items that related to LABOR & LABOR UNIONS: items in my LABOR store on eBay and a link to my items relating to the NEW DEAL AND THE GREAT DEPRESSION: items in GREAT DEPRESSION store on eBay The above safe ebay links may not be working at present. See the paragraph in my description that begins "I apologize . . ." It will provide you with a work-around. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ FREE SHIPPING = AS USUAL! (Because of advancing age and the problems that go with same, I'll be cutting back on thenumber of items in my ebay store over the next few months - especially items that aredifficult to ship [like oversized pre ww1 sheet music and other oversized items] as well as inexpensive items that have beenlisted for more than 2 years without much buyer interest. If you are watching such anitem in my store, you'd best buy it now before it's permanently removed). A HALF CENTURY OF PROGRESS IN FAMILY WELFARE WORK IN JEFFERSON COUNTY by Bessie A. Brooks, Supervisor of Intake, Jefferson County Department of Public Welfare. Birmingham, Alabama: Roberts & Son Publishers, 1936; with 90 pages + original printed paper covers. FIRST EDITION. Measures approx 6x9 inches by about 1/3 inch thick. NO ILLUSTRATIONS. Detailed history of welfare work, social service work and private charity work among the needy in the Birmingham and Jefferson County Alabama area, 1886-1936. The author was a high-up official with the Jefferson County Welfare Department during the Great Depression so much of this can be considered primary source material. LOTS on the history of the Red Cross in the greater Birmingham area + poverty, race, crime, health, welfare, schools, housing, neighborhoods, income, labor, etc. PRICE REDUCED on 22 July 2019 from 72.50 to 60.00 I apologize but due to recent machinations by ebay (they frequently like to "fix" things that ain't "broken"), the links shown above may not take you to the specific subject areas shown but will, rather, take you to my entire store where you will now have to do your own searches for those very specific locations and subjects :-{ Cover faded & soiled; overlapping edges of thick cover paper show wear; inked private owner's name neatly inscribed at top of title page. Good only from how the exterior looks but the interior, aside from some modest foxing, is very good, tight. (the fine print ... [sigh] ... but please read :-) WE REGRET WE DON'T SHIP OUT OF USA; SORRY, BUT NO EXCEPTIONS. FREE SHIPPING via carefully packed, bubblewrap, plastic sleeve & cardboard protected media mail. Sent with postal service tracking # I ship AT LEAST twice a week (and OCCASIONALLY 3 times per week) so turnover time or handling time is 3 business days (Mon-Fri) max - often less than that. PAYPAL IS THE MUCH PREFERRED METHOD OF PAYMENT. Thanks! Please pay within 4 days. Delayed? Then email me - I'll try to work with you when necessary but it helps a lot when I have contact with you. If your payment is delayed, ebay is liable to send a dun or two. PLEASE NOTE THAT THOSE ARE COMING AUTOMATICALLY FROM EBAY AND NOT FROM ME. I typically send out just one reminder. PLACING A BID IS THE ETHICAL EQUIVALENT OF ACCEPTING THESE TERMS. PLEASE DON'T ASK TO ALTER THEM AFTERWARDS. In return, as our feedback clearly shows, we'll get your item(s) to you, as described, in a safe, timely manner. Thanks! Condition: Used, Condition: Cover faded & soiled; overlapping edges of thick cover paper show wear; inked private owner's name neatly inscribed at top of title page. Good only from how the exterior looks but the interior, aside from some modest foxing, is very good, tight., Modified Item: No, Year: 1936, what city and state?: Birmingham, Alabama

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