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Davidson, George  

Allan Moscovitch

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Jan 2014
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Biographies
George Davidson’s (1909–1995) working life included four careers over a period of over 45 years. In his first two careers he was director of welfare in the government of British Columbia, ... More

Davis, Liane V.  

Ann Weick

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Jun 2013
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Liane V. Davis (1942–1995) was an advocate, scholar and teacher, and promoter of women's issues in social work. She chaired the National Committee on Women's Issues and taught and wrote ... More

Day, Dorothy  

Jean K. Quam

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Jun 2013
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Dorothy Day (1897–1980) was a social activist, journalist, and publisher who wrote several books and engaged in many demonstrations. She was co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement and ... More

De Forest, Robert Weeks  

Jean K. Quam

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Jun 2013
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Robert Weeks De Forest (1848–1931) was a lawyer, philanthropist, and social reformer. He is credited with developing the New York School of Philanthropy and the Russell Sage Foundation. He ... More

de Shazer, Steve  

Teri Pichot

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Sep 2014
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Steve de Shazer, MSW (1940–2005) along with his wife, Insoo Kim Berg, was a primary developer of solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT). He was a prolific writer as well as a gifted ... More

Devine, Edward Thomas  

Jean K. Quam

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Jun 2013
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Edward T. Devine(1867–1948) was a writer, educator, and administrator. As general secretary of the New York Charity Organization Society, he formed the Wayfarer's Lodge and the Tenement ... More

Dix, Dorothea Lynde  

Jean K. Quam

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Jun 2013
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Dorothea Lynde Dix (1802–1887) was a writer and pioneer in the mental health movement. She lobbied national and internationally on behalf of the deaf and insane and was responsible for the ... More

Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt  

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins

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Jun 2013
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W. E. B. Du Bois (1882–1973) was a Black scholar, writer, and militant civil rights activist. He actively fought against discrimination in all aspects of American life. He founded the ... More

Dumpson, James R.  

Nancy Boyd Webb

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Aug 2015
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James R. Dumpson (1909–2012) was the first African American dean of a non-black school of social work following a career in public service in New York where he worked tirelessly to promote ... More

Dunham, Arthur  

Jean K. Quam

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Jun 2013
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Arthur Dunham (1893–1980) was a pacifist, writer, and social work educator. He wrote extensively about community development and social welfare administration. His writing contributed to ... More

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