1896 born in "Russian Poland".
1914 (early summer). Came to America "shortly before the war broke out".
1915 (fall) enters University of Chicago. Ph. B. in 1919
*of her studies Young wrote to Luther Bernard, ca 1929:
"Briefly, Dean Small's theories of The Social Process and The Social Science helped me to understand social situations from the standpoint of social theory. Dr. Burgess helped me to see the significance of sociological concepts in the analysis of social phenomena. From Dr. Thomas I gained the significance of ethnological material and of monographic studies of social groups. Dr. Park pointed out to me that social situations do not grow in a vacuum, that it is necessary to understand the social, economic and the whole cultural background of individuals and groups in order to understand their reaction patterns. He strongly emphasized that Sociology is a system of research."
Early 1917- Sept 1918 worked as Family Case Worker in Home Service Division, Chicago chapter, American Red Cross.
1919. Worked for Federal Department of Labor as a Cost of Living investigator, and with H.A. Mills as Investigator for the Illinois State Health Insurance Commission. Also volunteer work, United Charities in Chicago in the "Polish district."
1918-25. Also researching "the Jewish community in Los Angeles, of the Polish, Bohemian , Lithuanian and Russian groups in Chicago."
1941. ASA Membership List . 1627 Wellington Rd.,Los Angeles California.. [not listed Membership list 1945]
1925. Research fellowship at USC with Emory Bogardus on Boys Work Survey. MA 1925 USC
*of work at USC Young wrote Bernard: "Dr. C.M. Case helped me to apply the historical method to sociological data and emphasized the importance of the study of philosophy in sociology. Dr. E. F. Young taught me the case method as applied to social research, the statistical method, the ecological method and the personal interview method in obtaining personal life histories, community histories and racial group histories. Dr. Bogardus started me on independent field research in immigrant communities and taught me the application of objective, scientific methods in the treatment of the field data."
1956-57. On Executive Committee Society for the Study of Social problems. Other committees member include Jessie Bernard. [ASR 21, No. 4. (Aug., 1956):. 503-507].
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