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Mulberry Health Center Album -- Nutrition Class

Mulberry Health Center Album -- Nutrition Class
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#4003 Unknown Photographer From: Mulberry Health Center Album In AICP 75th "Annual Report 1918" (1917-1918), page 18. Caption: NUTRITION CLASS. A group of underweight children attending a nutrition clinic. This particular clinic is held in a school. Others are held in Milk Stations. The child comes each week and is weighed. At this time the child's chart is marked. Special stars are awarded and placed on the charts of children who have made the largest gain, who have eaten meals regularly, who have given up coffee, and so forth. The charts of some of the children are seen on the walls. The dietitian is here shown instructing the children as to the respective values of different foods. In AICP pamphlet "Developing Child Health via Community Organization," c1919, page 15. Caption: One of our nutrition classes in a public school. These children meet the nutrition worker once a week after school hours.
Item Information
Title
Mulberry Health Center Album -- Nutrition Class
Date
circa 1917
Item Number
306
Photograph Number
4003
Format
photographs
Borough
Manhattan
Annotation on Back
From: Mulberry Health Center Album
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Women; School children; Health education; Girls; Dietitians; Children--Nutrition; Children; Boys
Names
Mulberry Health Center (New York, N.Y.)
Box and Folder Number
298: 31
CSS Description
#4003 Unknown Photographer From: Mulberry Health Center Album In AICP 75th "Annual Report 1918" (1917-1918), page 18. Caption: NUTRITION CLASS. A group of underweight children attending a nutrition clinic. This particular clinic is held in a school. Others are held in Milk Stations. The child comes each week and is weighed. At this time the child's chart is marked. Special stars are awarded and placed on the charts of children who have made the largest gain, who have eaten meals regularly, who have given up coffee, and so forth. The charts of some of the children are seen on the walls. The dietitian is here shown instructing the children as to the respective values of different foods. In AICP pamphlet "Developing Child Health via Community Organization," c1919, page 15. Caption: One of our nutrition classes in a public school. These children meet the nutrition worker once a week after school hours.