American Women's History: A Research Guide
Social Welfare
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Huls, Mary Ellen. United States Government Documents on Women, 1800-1990: A Comprehensive Bibliography. Vol. 1, Social Issues. Bibliographies and Indexes in Women's Studies, no. 17. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1993. Applicable chapters include "Health," "Fertility and Maternity," "Federal Maternal Health Programs, "Birth Control and Abortion," "Divorce and Child Support," "Public Assistance and Poverty," "Retirement and Survivor Benefits," "Military Survivor Benefits," and "Violence Against Women."

Trattner, Walter I., and W. Andrew Achenbaum, eds. Social Welfare in America: An Annotated Bibliography. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1983.

Biographical Sources

Trattner, William I., ed. Biographical Dictionary of Social Welfare in America. New York: Greenwood Press, 1986.


Herrick, John M., and Paul H. Stuart, eds. Encyclopedia of Social Welfare History in North America. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2005. 534p.

Primary Sources: Archival Collections

Social Welfare History Archives, University of Minnesota []

Primary Sources: Digital Collections

Primary Sources: Microform Collections

Sources for the History of Social Welfare in America. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1970.
Reviewed by Rodney E. Converse in Microform Review 1 (July 1972): 238-239.

American Women's History: A Research Guide

Ken Middleton
Middle Tennessee State Univ. Library
Murfreesboro, TN 37132