Report on the Field Services of the Specialist in Social Group Work and Recreation in Houston, Texas, November 3 - December 20, 1945

New York: Community Relations Project / National Urban League, 1945.

Price: $1,250.00

Softcover. First edition. Quarto. 29pp., mimeographed rectos only. Clothbacked stapled card wrappers. Faint cover stain and staples a bit oxidized, near fine. A snapshot, sponsored by the Houston Council of Social Agencies, of the social and recreational organizations, programs, and facilities available to African-Americans in 1940s Houston. Sections include public and private recreation programs (USO, Houston Public Library, parks and recreation, programs in schools and housing projects); social group work (Boy and Girl Scouts, Julia C. Hester House, YMCA and YWCA, camping); churches; one page dedicated to commercial recreation; and a summary and recommendations. Clark finds that, among other things, "major lags appear to be in the area of tax-supported programs." She also offers 21 specific recommendations to help improve the social life of African-Americans in Houston. A fascinating document, and uncommon. *OCLC* locates a single copy (NYPL).

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Item #526531 Report on the Field Services of the Specialist in Social Group Work and Recreation in Houston, Texas, November 3 - December 20, 1945. Ethel R. CLARK.
Report on the Field Services of the Specialist in Social Group Work and Recreation in Houston, Texas, November 3 - December 20, 1945