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California Social Work Hall of Distinction
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Zdenka Buben (1895-1988)

Born in France, Zdenka Buben moved to New York with her parents at the age of two. Her father worked in the fur business, and the family settled in the "Czech Quarter" of New York City's lower east side. At age 13, Buben's family moved to S...
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The Hall of Distinction:
The California Social Work Hall of Distinction was created to honor those involved in bringing about the betterment of society. We also want to ensure that the contributions of social work leaders, innovators and pioneers would be recognized and preserved for the future.