Libraries acquires Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota records
Social Welfare History Archives to process collection
The Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota records are a significant addition to SWHA’s holdings on the history of social welfare. The materials document many service areas and issues, including: child welfare, children’s institutions, domestic and international adoption, refugee services and resettlement, camping programs, single mothers, social assistance programs, and family services, as well as the administration of Lutheran Social Service and related agencies.
caption: Various formats in the Lutheran Social Services records including VHS video tapes, glass negatives and 3M reel to reel tape. Image source: continuum 1/4/17
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota is one of the largest private, nonprofit human service organization in Minnesota.