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

Columbus Hill Health Center Album -- Weighing Child at Columbus Hill Health Center
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#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.
Item Information
Title
Columbus Hill Health Center Album -- Weighing Child at Columbus Hill Health Center
Date
1929
Item Number
682
Photograph Number
6377
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
West 63rd Street, 224
Annotation on Front
(1929)
Annotation on Back
From: Columbus Hill Health Center Album
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Women; Weighing instruments; Scales (Weighing instruments); Nurses; Children--Nutrition; Children--Health and hygiene; Children; Child rearing; African Americans
Names
Columbus Hill Health Center (New York, N.Y.)
Box and Folder Number
300: 59
CSS Description
#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.