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Mulberry Health Center Album -- Nurse with Mother and Children

Mulberry Health Center Album -- Nurse with Mother and Children
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From: Mulberry Health Center Album #3098 Unknown Photographer In AICP 75th "Annual Report 1918" (1917-1918), page 14. Caption: NOTE THE BABY IN THE CRIB, a healthy, sturdy American, the first of the five not started off in swaddling clothes. The mother was guided by the nurse as to her own care and that of the coming baby and she is now ready to be guided concerning each of the children. The nurse is explaining to the mother the doctor's instructions as to proper diet and care which will cure the skin disease and bring walking strength to these little legs. In AICP pamphlet "Developing Child Health via Community Organization," c1919, page 13. Caption: The little youngster in the crib was the first of this little group not started out in swaddling clothes.
Item Information
Title
Mulberry Health Center Album -- Nurse with Mother and Children
Date
circa 1917
Item Number
284
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; Interiors; Nurses; Mothers; House furnishings; Children--Health and hygiene; Children; Child rearing
Names
Mulberry Health Center (New York, N.Y.)
Box and Folder Number
298: 9
CSS Description
From: Mulberry Health Center Album #3098 Unknown Photographer In AICP 75th "Annual Report 1918" (1917-1918), page 14. Caption: NOTE THE BABY IN THE CRIB, a healthy, sturdy American, the first of the five not started off in swaddling clothes. The mother was guided by the nurse as to her own care and that of the coming baby and she is now ready to be guided concerning each of the children. The nurse is explaining to the mother the doctor's instructions as to proper diet and care which will cure the skin disease and bring walking strength to these little legs. In AICP pamphlet "Developing Child Health via Community Organization," c1919, page 13. Caption: The little youngster in the crib was the first of this little group not started out in swaddling clothes.