A time of great hardship, the Second World War became a consequential episode in the history of Soviet childhood policies. The growing social problem of juvenile homelessness and delinquency alerted the government to the need for a comprehensive child protection programme. Nevertheless, by prioritizing public order over welfare, the Stalinist state created conditions that only exacerbated the situation, transforming an existing problem into a nation-wide crisis.
The People’s History of the NHS allows you to help us research what the NHS means and how it has shaped our lives since its creation. It is part of our bigger academic project investigating the cultural history of the NHS, funded by the Wellcome Trust. Collecting personal stories and memories about the NHS is one of our central objectives.
Mayor Frank Zeidler was Wisconsin’s last socialist mayor.
Mass racial violence last for several days over a wide area of West London as groups of white people, often Teddy Boys or individuals linked to far-right organisations, would attack black individuals as they walked through the streets or sometimes even at their homes.
Originally Published February 22, 1919 | JAMA. 1919;72(8):565- 567.
Yeheskel “Zeke” Hasenfeld was an influential author and a trusted mentor of UCLA Luskin students for more than three decades.
Arlien Johnson, the School’s founding director, became a leading social work educator and theorist guided by the belief that, in her words: Social change is inevitable, but human needs are the same from one generation to another.
Debs ran for President five times, captivating crowds by the tens of thousands.
Striking workers walk by covered trucks during the 1919 General Strike.