Columbus Hill Health Center Album -- Weighing Child at Columbus Hill Health Center

Columbus Hill Health Center Album -- Weighing Child at Columbus Hill Health Center

 

 

Name:
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor; Community Service Society of New York
Title:
Columbus Hill Health Center Album -- Weighing Child at Columbus Hill Health Center
Abstract:
Annotation on front: (1929)Annotation on back: From: Columbus Hill Health Center AlbumDescription: #6377 From: Columbus Hill Health Center Album Unknown Photographer In "The 89th Annual Report of the A.I.C.P. 1931-1932," precedes page 25, first numbered page of report (only nurse and little boy shown). On page facing picture: Checking Up on His Improvement At Columbus Hill Health Center in a congested negro neighbor¬ hood of the City, A.I.C.P. maintains a staff of negro nurses and a nutrition expert to give immediate, practical help to mothers by protecting the health of their children and by advising them how to secure the most nourishment with their meagre funds. A similar service is rendered at Mulberry Health Center to an Italian neighborhood. A.I.C.P. maintains at both Centers medical and dental clinics in its further effort to promote neighborhood education in health standards; special emphasis is placed on preventive dentistry, maternity protection and the prevention of rickets.
Collection Name:
Community Service Society Records
Subjects:
Women; Weighing instruments; Scales (Weighing instruments); Nurses; Children--Nutrition; Children--Health and hygiene; Children; Child rearing; African Americans; New York (N.Y.); Columbus Hill Health Center (New York, N.Y.)
Format:
photographs
Date:
1929
Note (Non date):
Item no. 0682Photograph no. 6377Photographer unknown. According to "Thelonious Monk: the Life and Times of an American Original" (New York: Free Press, 2009) the Columbus Hill Health Center was located at 224 West 63rd Street since 1928.
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
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Digital Project:
Community Service Society Photographs