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Image from page 83 of “The report of the Philadelphia baby saving show, and the proceedings of the Conference on infant hygiene” (1913)

Image from page 83 of “The report of the Philadelphia baby saving show, and the proceedings of the Conference on infant hygiene” (1913)
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Identifier: reportofphiladel00philrich
Title: The report of the Philadelphia baby saving show, and the proceedings of the Conference on infant hygiene
Year: 1913 (1910s)
Authors: Philadelphia. Baby saving show, 1912 Child Hygiene Association of Philadelphia Conference on infant hygiene (1912 : Philadelphia)
Subjects: Infants — Care and hygiene Exhibitions Infants — Care and hygiene Congresses
Publisher: [Philadelphia] The Executive committee
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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y. Group of anxious little mothers. Matiiitii; the I?al)y l,ittle motherstaking lessons in how to care for the Haliy. Oldest i;irl i 11 years) kepthome fioui school to help her mother duriui; coUNaiesceuce. A mother w il li I « in^ ho was eaycr and anxious to learn all she could forlier hahies welfare. She carefully followed the instruction of the isitinu- Xursc in rei^ard tocleanliness, cNithiui;. fresh air. slec]). and proper feedinu. Triplets of poor .Jewish parents heing cared for hy a isitinj; Nurse. Severe ease of pneumonia found hy a isitini; urse. The child lo the left has an eczema of the face. The house and room were dirly, insanilar-. and Kadl.v <Mililaled. PiioTocHAPHs Hi.i.ri(; TO K ih<inmi:ntSurface drainauc from alleyways to street. Surface Drainaye. L ncoNcred uarliane re<-eptacles. Court in Tenement. Little sunlinht enters rooms in rear. Morning out-ing in tenemeni court. 68 REPORT OF THE PHILADELPHIA BABY SA]LG SHOW Section A. licidlli u. 5.

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Plate XXII A BAD ROOM m;i Tiox A. No. 5 Card. (Actual rcproiliiction of in.sanitary conditions found in a room opcniufi; into a hiind alley inPhiladelphia.) Dirty Roo.m and Alley. Due to lack of hoii.so-to-hou.se sanitary inspec-tion. Surface drainage; open and full privy vault; broken brick pavement.Landlord indifferent or ihou<ihtlcss. Mother sick—family poor, they do notknow u-hii the house and alley ntust be kept clean, or how to improve thebad conditions. Time—summer. Mother sick, lying with infant in bed. Dirty quiltinstead of .sheets; dirty i)illow; flies over everything; unwa.shed dishes;bread and milk exposed to flies. Emjjty milk bottle, unwashed, on thetable; smoky lam]) chinmey; litter under the stove; unwashed j)ans andteapot on it. Child in the corner with street-cat in its arms. Dirty wall-paper, window-i)anes missing and holes stufted with hurla]) and paper.No screens either at window or door. Hydrant in alleyway beside opendoor; rubliish strewn over bricks; tor

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