Excerpts from a diary, 1834-1865, and memoir of early life, written by Jesse Cox (1793-1879), a Primitive Baptist minister and resident of Williamson County, Tennessee. He describes the hardships of life as an itinerant preacher, some religious...
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.
Summary of 1912 health report for Gallatin written by the City Health Officer, Dr. W. N. Lackey. The report statistically addresses mortality rates and births and provides a partial breakdown by sex, race, and age. It examines causes of death,...
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.
Young African-American boy stands facing the camera while standing on a weight measure scale. He is wearing a white gown and has his right hand on the base weight located on a horizontal bar. The device can also measure his height.