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[Photograph of Red Cross nutritionist teaching a group of children and women]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09823.11 Author/Creator: Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Photograph Date: May 1948 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 20.6 x 25.4 cm.

Summary of Content: One photograph dated May 1948 of a Red Cross nutrition session in Washington, D.C. Image displays a group of chidlre, a teacher, a parent and a Red Cross nutritionist. Typed note on the reverse side describes the services provided by the nutritionists. [see similar image GLC09823.12]

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Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Red CrossNursesMedical HistoryAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansWomen's HistoryVolunteersHealth and MedicalChildren and Family

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