Signature. Grace ABBOTT.


This influential social worker helped to organize (1908) and direct (1908-17) the Immigrants' Protective League; she was crucial to the 1918 ruling declaring child labor laws unconstitutional (1918), and served as chief of the U.S. Children's Bureau from 1921 to 1934. Uncommon signature, heavy stock 3" X 2" card, n.p., n.d. Very good. Minor age toning; mounting traces on verso. "Head of national Child Welfare" inked below her signature in another, very small hand. A bold, attractive example. Item #14205

Price: $45.00

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