The agency's records suggest that in the FWA, as in the MSPCC. male and female visitors were paid the same salaries, which were based upon experience and qualifications rather than gender.
One of the MSPCC's two assistant supervisors was female by 1922; by 1927, both were, and by 1930, so was the sole supervisor of casework.
This was a particularly elite faction, as well: For the first 70 consecutive years of its existence, every MSPCC president was a male Harvard graduate.
The MSPCC and its upper-class allies led many of child welfare's transformations over the 20th century--Professionalization, government bureaucratization, and increased power are all legacies of this influential organization.
"Nobody gives a darn if the kid got better," says Joyce Strom of the MSPCC, a leading recipient of family-service contracts.
A similar identity crisis enveloped the Massachusetts Society for the Preven- tion of Cruelty to Children (MSPCC).
He noted about $5,300 was raised for the Worcester Office of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (MSPCC
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children - MSPCC
"In Memory of Lois Mortell", Attn.
, which is located in an old mansion at 292 Lincoln St., is expected to move to its new location in September or October.
The house was owned by the MSPCC
and contains administrative, office and counseling space for the agency.