Bird Stein Gans (1868-1944) undated

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1845]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: undated

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-1845

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Summary

Born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, Bird Stein Gans (1868-1944) received her education at Columbia University, the New School for Social Research, and New York University. At the age of twenty, Gans joined several women in the formation of the Society for the Study of Child Nature, the first organization in the United States to focus on the field of parent education. In 1897, Gans served as president of the Society and continued her involvement throughout her life and the organization?s various name changes, including the Federation for Child Study in 1898 and the Child Study Association of America in 1924. Gans traveled around the world to further parent education, organizing parent education associations in Japan (1924) and England (1929).

Subject

  • Gans, Bird Stein 1868-1944
  • Columbia University
  • New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York University
  • Society for the Study of Child Nature
  • b Federation for Child Study (U.S.)
  • Child Study Association of America

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Also known as: [SPI_5844]

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-1845

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

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  • Parenting
  • Women scientists

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1845]

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