National Affairs: Rebuke

If Manhattan were a kingdom, tall, dark Mrs. John Davison Rockefeller III might well be a princess. Like a good princess, 25-year-old Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller has a deep sense of social duty. Straight from Vassar in 1931 she jumped in as a volunteer worker for Manhattan's Charity Organization Society. Today while her husband helps administer the munificent charities of his House, she continues to work long & hard for the poor through two organizations, the C. O. S. and the Y. W. C. A.

Asked to address a luncheon for 450 welfare workers in Manhattan's Hotel Astor last week,...

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