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Mulberry Health Center Album -- Dietician Weighing Child

Mulberry Health Center Album -- Dietician Weighing Child
CSS Description
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.
Item Information
Title
Mulberry Health Center Album -- Dietician Weighing Child
Date
circa 1918
Item Number
108
Photograph Number
4136
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor
Borough
Manhattan
Annotation on Back
From: Mulberry Health Center Album
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Women; Weighing instruments; Scales (Weighing instruments); Dietitians; Children--Health and hygiene; Children
Names
Mulberry Health Center (New York, N.Y.)
Creators
Myers, Hiram
Box and Folder Number
13: 25
CSS Description
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.