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Finding aid for the Stanislaus County Welfare Commission and Welfare Department records 0455
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Box 1, Volume 1

Ledger #1 1934-1941

Scope and Content

Minutes of the Stanislaus County Welfare Commission. On first sheet of ledger: “From April 10, 1934-February 10, 1941, inclusive; pages 1-500, inclusive.”
Box 1, Volume 2

Ledger #2 1941-1949

Scope and Content

Minutes of the Stanislaus County Welfare Commission. March 10, 1941 to March 11, 1949. Roster of Stanislaus County Welfare Commission, January 1941.
Box 1, Volume 3

Ledger #3 1919-1929

Scope and Content

Minutes and record of welfare payments of the Stanislaus County Welfare Commission. From August 19, 1919 to December 10, 1929. Entries handwritten. With newspaper clippings pasted on boards or pages: eg, Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors Ordinance no. 111 establishing Department of Public Welfare for Stanislaus County. Notecard with saying, bearing signature of Mrs. Mae Ramont on page.
Box 1, Volume 4

Ledger #4 1929-1934

Scope and Content

Minutes of the Stanislaus County Welfare Commission. From December 23 1929 to March 13, 1934. Entries handwritten.
Box 1, Volume 5

Ledger #5 1935-1942

Scope and Content

Financial ledger: County welfare cash balances and bank accounts, receipts from control fund, and disbursements from trust fund and control fund. From January 1935 to August 1942.
Box 1, Folder 1

Statistical reports 1933-1955

Scope and Content

Statistical reports re Stanislaus County indigent aid expenditures, case loads survey, general relief and child welfare division expenditures and number of cases, aid to handicapped and elderly, statistical graphs. Originally in three-ringed binder.
Box 1, Folder 2

Ordinance no. 111 undated

Scope and Content

Typewritten manuscripts of Ordinance no. 111 establishing the Stanislaus County Welfare Department (n.d.). Letter of July 8, 1929 by Mrs. C.H. Ramont, Stanislaus County Welfare Department worker, re renewal state aid application.
Box 1, Folder 3

Annual General Assistance Subsistence Needs Survey 1984 July 26

Scope and Content

General Assistance review/survey findings, memoranda, charts and statistics for food, rent, utilities, and personal items; for 1984-1985.
Box 1, Folder 4

General Assistance review 1985-1987

Scope and Content

General Assistance review/survey findings, memoranda, charts and statistics for food, rent, utilities, and personal items; for 1985-1986, 1986-1987. Contains actual case information.
Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence re donation 1989-1990, 1994

Scope and Content

Correspondence from Leon R. Umsted, Deputy Director, Income Maintenance Division, Stanislaus County Department of Social Services; Marsena Buck, Director, Stanislaus County Department of Social Services, to California Social Welfare Archives re donations of material. List of materials sent to CSWA (May 23, 1994) and Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors resolution of donation of Stanislaus County Department of Social Services material to CSWA.
Box 1, Folder 6

Biographical and historical information 1981

Scope and Content

Materials on history and persons of Stanislaus County Department of Social Services: Leon R Umsted, "Social Welfare in Stanislaus County, California, 1925-1927." (photocopy). Forms and accompanying biographical material for nomination of Mary E. Ferguson, first director of Stanislaus County Welfare Department, as "Outstanding Woman of Stanislaus County."
Box 1, Folder 7

Grant application for children mental health services unit by Emanuel Medical Center, Turlock, California 1972

Box 1, Folder 8

Summary of G.A. Suit 1981

Scope and Content

Memoranda, statistics, budget requests re California Rural Legal Aid suit against Stanislaus County Welfare Department and Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors over levels of general assistance. Originally in three-ring binder entitled "Summary of G.A. Suit."
Box 1, Folder 9

Adoptions 1975-1983

Scope and Content

Restricted: Private case information. Correspondence, state forms and continuation sheet, state and county memoranda, re adoption policies and regulations. Stanislaus County adoption staff weekly schedule. Originally in folder entitled "Adoptions."
Box 1, Folder 10

Correspondence to Adoption Agreement with Merced County 1975

Scope and Content

County and state correspondence and memoranda, legal agreement, personal notes, Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors resolution re Stanislaus County adoption program and its creation and subsequent relationship with Merced County. Photocopy of license California state license for Stanislaus County adoption program. Originally in folder entitled "Correspondence to Adoption Agreement with Merced County."