WOMEN: Defendant

One night last week at an inn some 20 miles from Washington, 80 women from the U. S. Children's Bureau picked at the last crumbs of a Maryland chicken & dumpling dinner. They had gathered to do honor to their chief. Grace ("G. A.") Abbott, who had resigned and was leaving Washington for good. Thirteen years ago, after an apprenticeship in Chicago's Hull House, Grace Abbott was picked by President Harding to succeed the late great Julia Lathrop as the second chief of the Children's Bureau. She hung a big, red-splotched map...

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