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Elwood Vickers Street

social worker.

Elwood Vickers Street, American social worker. Member council on Social Work Education; Member National Religious Publicity Council, National Conference Social Work, National Association Social workers, Beta Theta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa. Congregationalist.

Background

Street, Elwood Vickers was born on November 23, 1890 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Son of Thomas Elwood and Josephine (Hanks) Street.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Western Reserve University, 1912. Master of Arts, University of Louisville, 1921.

Career

In newspaper work with the editorial department Cleveland Leader, 1907-1913. Assistant director Cleveland Federation for Charity and Philanthropy, 1913-1916. Circulation manager The Survey, New York City, 1916-1917.

Director Welfare League, Louisville, Kentucky, 1917-1921. Director Community Council, St. Louis, 1921-1928, also director Community Fund, 1922-1928. Director Community Chest, Washington, 1928-1934.

Director of public welfare, Washington, 1934-1939. Director Richmond Community Fund and Community Council, 1939-1943. Director Community Chest and Council of Houston and Harris County, 1943-1947.

Director Community Chest and Council, greater Bridgeport and Stratford, 1947-1955. Professor social service Institute Church Social Service. Hartford Seminary Foundation, 1956-1959, director public information, from 1959.

Works

  • Author: Sympathy and System in Giving, 1921, Social Work Administration, 1931. The Public Welfare Administrator, 1939. A Handbook for Social Agency Administration, 1947.

    Contributor magazine articles.

Membership

Member council on Social Work Education. Member National Religious Publicity Council, National Conference Social Work, National Association Social workers, Beta Theta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa. Congregationalist.; Clubs: Torch (past president secretary Connecticut Valley), Rotary, Connecticut Valley Camera.

Connections

Married Augusta Jewitt, September 9, 1913. Children: Catherine Earls (Mistress.

father:
Thomas Elwood Street

mother:
Josephine (Hanks) Street

spouse:
Augusta Jewitt

child:
Catherine Earls (Mrs Street