Topic: Urban Studies

History of the Social Science Research Council

A new organization played an important part in assisting the Rockefeller Foundation by assembling cooperative studies on the issues of the day.

Sex Problems as Social Problems: The Bureau of Social Hygiene, 1911-1934

One philanthropist’s interest in reforming prostitution created a scientific organization focused on connecting sex and crime.

Photo of Hillcrest, the home of the Rockefeller Archive Center

New Research: Early Work-Relief Program, Urban Planning, Educational Broadcasting, and International Studies in the 1930s

Four new research reports delve into unique stories drawn from the history of the Ford and Rockefeller Foundations.