Community Service Society Photographs

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Nutritionist Takes Mother to Market

Nutritionist Takes Mother to Market
CSS Description
#7015 Unknown Photographer In a 33 page, 11 x 11 pamphlet entitled, "ON FOUR FRONTS - AICP Fights Poverty by (l) Restoring Families to Self-Support, (2) Building Health, (3) Giving the Kids a Break, (4) Caring for the Aged." At bottom of title page: 1843-1937.(The 1937 is the only Indication of when this pamphlet was published. There is no other date on it.) Picture facing p, 15. Caption: When your income is small, every penny spent for food must yield the utmost in nourishment. But often mothers don't know how. Result, malnutrition, forerunner of serious Illness. AICP nutritionists teach the necessity of a health-protective diet - give menus for appetizing meals at surprisingly low cost, prevent a vast amount of illness and suffering. Last year AICP Nutrition Bureau reached many families through classes at AICP health centers and through instruction in the home; also through educational work in public and parochial schools. (This caption is also used for #7017 following.)
Item Information
Title
Nutritionist Takes Mother to Market
Date
circa 1937
Item Number
697
Photograph Number
7015
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor
Annotation on Back
A nutritionist (left) of the Community Service Society takes a mother to an outdoor market in New York City to tell her how to select fresh vegetables for her family. This was apparently used again for a CSS publication. Haven't found it as yet. Now 8/16/71
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Women; Vegetables; Scales (Weighing instruments); Nutritionists; Farm produce; Children--Nutrition; Child rearing
Box and Folder Number
300: 74
CSS Description
#7015 Unknown Photographer In a 33 page, 11 x 11 pamphlet entitled, "ON FOUR FRONTS - AICP Fights Poverty by (l) Restoring Families to Self-Support, (2) Building Health, (3) Giving the Kids a Break, (4) Caring for the Aged." At bottom of title page: 1843-1937.(The 1937 is the only Indication of when this pamphlet was published. There is no other date on it.) Picture facing p, 15. Caption: When your income is small, every penny spent for food must yield the utmost in nourishment. But often mothers don't know how. Result, malnutrition, forerunner of serious Illness. AICP nutritionists teach the necessity of a health-protective diet - give menus for appetizing meals at surprisingly low cost, prevent a vast amount of illness and suffering. Last year AICP Nutrition Bureau reached many families through classes at AICP health centers and through instruction in the home; also through educational work in public and parochial schools. (This caption is also used for #7017 following.)