Excerpts from a small handwritten diary written by Nannie Haskins, a young girl of Clarksville, Tennessee. Provides an insight into the day to day activities of an observant young girl. Haskins was strongly in support of the Confederacy and loathed...
Prisons; Prisoners of war; Prison hospitals; Prison guards; Sutlers; Military medicine
Hand-drawn color map of the military prison at Johnson's Island in the bay of Sandusky, Ohio, where captured Confederate officers were held. Prison buildings and grounds are labeled. Drawn by Capt. J. T. Hogane, Topographical Engineer, C.S.A.,...
Posters; Health education; Health care; Vaccinations; School children; Hygiene; Preventive medicine; Children
Poster entitled "Has Your Child Won a Decoration in the Army of Health?" used in a health center advocating vaccinations and general good health of children aged 2 to 6 years. A boy and girl standing in profile are pictured.
Shows multiple mail boxes attached to a pole on the street with a cola advertisement printed on a concrete block. Several homes appear behind the mail boxes as well as trees that have lost their leaves.
Nutrition; Education; Health; Food; Children; School children; Classrooms; Teachers
A young girl learns the basics of a healthy breakfast with the help of a teacher. The blackboard reads, ""Menu for breakfast, Oatmeal and cream, Egg on toast, Milk, Baked apple."" The young girl is wearing a dress but no shoes.