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(top) Nurse on a plank bridge to the window of a house surrounded by water visits with a person sitting in the window; (bottom) Nurse visits woman with a toddler in a baby bed and a young boy in a child's rocker on the porch of a house

The series contains a photograph album of sixty-eight black and white 5 x 7 inch prints depicting general health activities throughout Mississippi. The prints are arranged by subject: State Tuberculosis Sanatorium, County Health Camp for Tuberculous Patients, Medical and Popular Health Education, Sanitation, Malaria, Child Health Conferences, Dental Hygiene, Maternity Center, Midwifery, Protection against Communicable Disease, Child Health Day Program, and Home Visits by Public Health Nurse. Most of the photographs are not dated but are believed to have been taken in the 1930s.

Learning Lagniappe: Educator Extras - Health Department Photograph Album

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