Baker’s Dozen (1944-1962) was a civic organization aimed to remedy the problem of juvenile delinquency in northwest Washington. In November of 1944, thirteen civic minded women met to discuss methods of working on the popular problem of juvenile delinquency in Washington, D.C. The result of that initial meeting was the formation of the Baker’s Dozen organization in 1946, incorporated on June 25, 1945. The bulk of the collection consists of business records detailing the operational activities of the organization. They include correspondence, student events and reports detailing the mission of Baker’s Dozen. The activities of the executive council, outreach programs, as well as, staff and hiring procedures are represented in the collection.
Staff, MSRC, "BAKER'S DOZEN" (2015). Manuscript Division. 9.