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Mulberry Health Center Album -- Doctor Examining Boy

Mulberry Health Center Album -- Doctor Examining Boy
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#4400 From: Mulberry Health Center Album Unknown Photographer In "Last Year's Work and This Year's Challenge"; the 76th Annual Report of the AICP, 1918-1919, p. 9, bottom (cropped on right to doctor's elbow). Caption: Nursing Department. The very best of medical and nursing attention is given to the child who in the mother [sic] words, "just stays puny no matter how hard I try to do for it." In AICP pamphlet "Developing Child Health via Community Organization," c1919, p. 12. Caption: A thorough medical examination determines the exact ailments of the child and indicates to the nurse the course of treatment required. In "A.I.C.P. 1921"; the 78th Annual Report of AICP, 1920-21, p. 12 (towel added). Caption: HEALTH CLINIC. Through its Health Clinics the A.I.C.P. endeavors to give to every child a clean bill of health with which to start life. Frequent examinations by the doctor, watchful care by the dietitian, and constant supervision by the nurse are all a part of our campaign for health.
Item Information
Title
Mulberry Health Center Album -- Doctor Examining Boy
Date
between 1918 and 1919
Item Number
572
Photograph Number
4400
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; Physicians; Nurses; Men; Medical instruments and apparatus; Children--Health and hygiene; Children; Boys
Names
Mulberry Health Center (New York, N.Y.)
Box and Folder Number
299: 89
CSS Description
#4400 From: Mulberry Health Center Album Unknown Photographer In "Last Year's Work and This Year's Challenge"; the 76th Annual Report of the AICP, 1918-1919, p. 9, bottom (cropped on right to doctor's elbow). Caption: Nursing Department. The very best of medical and nursing attention is given to the child who in the mother [sic] words, "just stays puny no matter how hard I try to do for it." In AICP pamphlet "Developing Child Health via Community Organization," c1919, p. 12. Caption: A thorough medical examination determines the exact ailments of the child and indicates to the nurse the course of treatment required. In "A.I.C.P. 1921"; the 78th Annual Report of AICP, 1920-21, p. 12 (towel added). Caption: HEALTH CLINIC. Through its Health Clinics the A.I.C.P. endeavors to give to every child a clean bill of health with which to start life. Frequent examinations by the doctor, watchful care by the dietitian, and constant supervision by the nurse are all a part of our campaign for health.