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Gallaudet, Thomas  

Maryann Syers

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Jun 2013
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Thomas Gallaudet (1822–1902) devoted his life to ministering to deaf people. He was ordained a priest in 1851 and in 1852 he established St. Ann's Church for Deaf Mutes, conducting regular ... More

Gallaudet, Thomas Hopkins  

Maryann Syers

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Jun 2013
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Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (1787–1851) and his two sons, Thomas and Edward Miner, are renowned for their commitment to the education of deaf people. In 1817 he established the first free ... More

Garrett, Annette Marie  

Maryann Syers

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Jun 2013
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Annette Marie Garrett (1898–1957) was a social worker and social work educator who contributed to the development of casework practice, especially in the field of industrial counseling. ... More

Germain, Carel Bailey  

Ann Hartman

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Jun 2013
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Carel Bailey Germain (1916–1995) was a scholar, teacher, writer, and theoretician at the University of Connecticut and at Columbia University. Born in San Francisco, Germain's interest in ... More

Gibelman, Margaret  

Miriam Dinerman, Kim Lorber, and Adele Weiner

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Jun 2013
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Margaret Gibelman (1947–2005) was a scholar of the social work profession, the social service delivery system, and social work education. She was a faculty member at Rutgers University, ... More

Ginsberg, Mitchell I.  

Bertram M. Beck

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Jun 2013
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Mitchell I. Ginsberg (1915–1996) headed New York City's public welfare program in the 1960s. In 1953 he joined the faculty of the Columbia University School of Social Work, serving as dean ... More

Gonzalez Molina de la Caro, Dolores  

John F. Longres

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Jun 2013
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Dolores Gonzalez Molina de la Caro (1910–1979) was a pioneer in mental health training, public welfare, public health, school health, and university counseling in Puerto Rico. She was ... More

Gottlieb, Naomi R.  

Nancy R. Hooyman

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Jun 2013
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Naomi R. Gottlieb (1925–1995) was concerned with feminist and gender issues in the social work curriculum, evaluation of social work practice, and the PhD program in social welfare at the ... More

Granger, Lester Blackwell  

Maryann Syers

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Jun 2013
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Lester Blackwell Granger (1896–1976), an outspoken advocate for interracial cooperation and equal opportunity for Black people, was best known for his leadership of the Urban League and ... More

Guang, Lu  

Yen Yi Huang and Andy Yung Hsing Kao

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Jan 2015
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Lu Guang (1913–2001) spent his career in social work as a government officer and educator in Taiwan, where he devoted his efforts toward community development by organizing university ... More

Gurin, Arnold  

Philip Bernstein

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Jun 2013
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Arnold Gurin (1917–1991) was a leader in advancing community organization, social work policies and practices, planning and research, education, and administration in voluntary, ... More

Gurin, Helen  

Philip Bernstein

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Jun 2013
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Helen Gurin (1918–1991) was a leading teacher, supervisor, and guide for a generation of professionals in social work, psychiatry, psychiatric nursing, psychology, and child care. The ... More

Gurteen, Stephen Humphreys  

Paul H. Stuart

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Jun 2013
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Stephen Humphreys Gurteen (1836–1898) founded the first Charity Organization Society in the United States. In 1875 he was ordained an Episcopal priest and appointed assistant minister of ... More

Hale, Clara  

Yvonne Asamoah

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Jun 2013
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Clara Hale (1905–1992) set up the first not-for-profit child care agency — Hale House — serving children born addicted to drugs or alcohol or with AIDS. In 1985, she was appointed to ... More

Hall, Helen  

Edith Olmsted

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Jun 2013
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Helen Hall (1892–1982) was a Henry Street Settlement house leader, social reformer, and consumer advocate. She served with the American Red Cross in France during and after World War I and ... More

Hamilton, Gordon  

John F. Longres

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Jun 2013
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Gordon Hamilton (1892–1967) was a practitioner, an educator, a consultant, and writer whose works, including Theory and Practice of Social Casework, profoundly influenced the development ... More

Havel, Vaclav  

Norma D. Thomas

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Dec 2013
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Vaclav Havel (1936–2011), born into a wealthy family in Czechoslovakia, became a famous playwright and an activist under the Communist regime. He was the last president of Czechoslovakia ... More

Haynes, Elizabeth Ross  

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins

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Jun 2013
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Elizabeth Ross Haynes (1883–1953) worked to improve the quality of life in the Black community through volunteer work and employment in social services. Her philosophy is communicated in ... More

Haynes, George Edmund  

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins

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Jun 2013
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George Edmund Haynes (1880–1960) was a social scientist and co-founder of the National Urban League. He was also the director of Negro Economics for the U.S. Department of Labor and of ... More

Hearn, Gordon  

John F. Longres

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Jun 2013
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Gordon Hearn (1914–1979) was an influential theoretician and group worker who introduced general systems theory into social work. He taught and wrote in the field of human relations ... More

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