Description Smiling African-American child sitting in infant weight scale at the Bradley Health Center in Rutherford County, Tennessee. Child is approximately 10 months old.

Date 1924-1928

Collection name Dr. Harry Mustard Photograph Album

Historical note Dr. Harry Mustard worked in Rutherford County, Tennessee, during the 1920’s on behalf of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Commonwealth Fund. He took photographs as part of a five-year study of health and sanitation conditions of rural children.; Dr. Mustard went on to become a very prominent public health administrator.

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Posted by Tennessee State Library and Archives on 2015-08-27 13:38:34