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date: 29 November 2020

Richmond, Mary Ellenlocked

(1861–1928)
  • John F. LongresJohn F. LongresSchool of Social Work, University of Washington, Emeritus

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Mary Ellen Richmond (1861–1928) formulated the first comprehensive statement of direct social work practice principles. She founded the Public Charities Association, the juvenile court, and the Housing Association, and helped to develop teaching materials for Charity Organization Societies nationwide.

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