Mulberry Health Center Album -- Dietician Weighing Child

Mulberry Health Center Album -- Dietician Weighing Child

 

 

Name:
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor, Community Service Society of New York
Title:
Mulberry Health Center Album -- Dietician Weighing Child
Abstract:
Annotation on back: From: Mulberry Health Center AlbumDescription: Box 298 Folder 12 # 4136 Stamped Hiram Myers From: Mulberry Health Center Album See: #4135 Same home In "Last Year's Work and This Year's Challenge", 76th Annual Report of AICP (1918-1919). Picture at p. 11, top right. Caption: Part of the Dietitian's Work. Beside picture: "The dietitian was so determined to know the weight of the ailing children she was treating and to interest and encourage the mother that she invented a weighing device that she could tuck under her arm, carry into the heme, and hang on the doorway." Also in: AICP publication "Developing Child Health via Community Organization," c1919, p. 16, bottom. Caption: The tiny toddlers are weighed weekly by the nutrition worker in the home with this portable scale. Bagdad on the Subway; A Periodical of Association News, No. 7, Sept. 1919, p. 14. Illustration for article entitled, "Child Health Work." Caption: Keeping Tab on the Baby's Weight.
Collection Name:
Community Service Society Records
Subjects:
Women; Weighing instruments; Scales (Weighing instruments); Dietitians; Children--Health and hygiene; Children; New York (N.Y.); Mulberry Health Center (New York, N.Y.)
Format:
photographs
Date:
circa 1918
Note (Non date):
Item no. 0108Photograph no. 4136Same home as depicted in image no. 0200 of this digital collection.
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
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Digital Project:
Community Service Society Photographs