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Introduction by Lyn Goldfarb and Stephen Macfarlane.

Table of Contents: Early Years On a College Campus Through City Courts and Employment Bureaus Country People; Two Hundred Orphans; A Comnunity Center; A Dean's Job; A School for Women Workers in Industry; More Schools for Workers; What Dreams May Grow; Years of Depression; An Office in Washington: Federal Funding for Workers' Education; War Housing 1943-1945; Learning to Lobby; My Years in OEO

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Hilda ("Jane") Worthington Smith (1888-1984) received her bachelor's and master's degrees from Bryn Mawr College (1910 and 1911, respectively). She was director of the Bryn Mawr Community Center from 1916-1919, and then became dean of Bryn Mawr College, a post she held from 1919 to 1922. She directed the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry from 1921 to 1933. She was a published poet and worked for the government on various worker's education programs.

Opening Vistas in Worker's Education: An Autobiography of Hilda Worthington Smith