Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Encyclopedia of Social Work. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 03 December 2022

Smith, Zilpha Drewlocked


Smith, Zilpha Drewlocked

  • Larraine M. EdwardsLarraine M. EdwardsPractitioner, Winston–Salem, NC


Zilpha Drew Smith (1852–1926) was a social worker who devised a systematic approach to screening and investigating relief applications by using friendly visitors. In 1904 became associate director of the Boston School of Social Work.


  • Biographies

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription