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Professional. Organizations and individuals. New York State Employment Service, State Advisory Council, 1934-1940. (Box 34, Folder 326)

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Kellogg, Paul Underwood


This folder contains materials created/collected by Paul Kellogg, editor of the Survey magazine, 1909-1952, and an active social reformer. Paul Kellogg conceived of the Survey as a broadly educational enterprise operating ""along the borders of research, journalism, and the general welfare."" It was to be an open forum, limited only by the facts. The emphasis of the Survey was on first-hand inquiry and investigation, and regular procedure involved submitting controversial articles in draft form to concerned parties, considering suggested revisions, rechecking disputed sections, and offering opportunity for rebuttal. Kellogg named the factors that had characterized the Survey's working scheme since 1912: swift research, visualization, human interest, things of the spirit, public concern, and free discussion. This folder specifically includes material relating to the New York State Employment Service, State Advisory Council, which Kellogg chaired. Included are materials regarding the origin and development of the council, 1934 memorandum on employment of African Americans in the adminis­trative offices of the New York State Employment Service, cost of administering unemployment insurance in New York, New York City employment service, operating relationships with the U.S. Employment Service.
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