Helen M. Hierholzer

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    Creator: Johnson Studios

    Subject: Hierholzer, Helen M
           Catholic University of America

    Type: Black-and-White Prints

    Topic: Psychology

    Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA-SIA2008-3852]

    Summary: Helen M. Hierholzer was a psychologist at Catholic University who, with Harriette E. Linfert, developed a scale for measuring the mental development of infants during the first year of life.

    Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

    Persistent URL:Link to data base record

    Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives

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    1. pennylrichardsca (now at ipernity) 38 months ago | reply

      A Helen M. Hierholzer was also Social Service Supervisor of the Juvenile Court in Pittsburgh, and edited the Juvenile Court Judges Journal.

    2. Angie Ravelo Photography 38 months ago | reply

      This is simply gorgeous... She's very expressive. Thanks for sharing

    3. Brenda Anderson 38 months ago | reply

      A bit of family history for her:

      According to the 1930 US Census, she was born approx 1902 in Pennsylvania. Her father, John C. Hierholzer, age 67, also born in PA to German parents. John was a physician in private practice. Helen was working for "child welfare" in a charity.

      [Source: Year: 1930; Census Place: Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1986; Page: 21B; Enumeration District: 407; Image: 44.0.]

      Going back 10 years, we find her (in the 1920 census, 17 years old, living at home with her parents and siblings:

      John C Hierholzer57
      Ida W Hierholzer49
      John M Hierholzer25
      Genevieve Hierholzer24
      Leo N Hierholzer20
      Helen M Hierholzer17
      Agnes W Hierholzer12

      [Source: Year: 1920;Census Place: Pittsburgh Ward 23, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1526; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 691; Image: 121.]

    4. Smithsonian Institution 38 months ago | reply

      Thanks for all this great information! Really brings Ms. Hierholzer to life.

      Smithsonian Institution Archives

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