Cover, Charities And The Commons, January 2, 1909.
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Credit: Courtesy of the History Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries

The first publication of reports and information from the Pittsburgh Survey took place in three special issues of Charities and the Commons in the spring of 1909. The completed Pittsburgh Survey, published in six volumes by the Russell Sage Foundation, became the model for a new kind of social research based upon "modern" methods of information gathering, investigation, and analysis.

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