Image ID
ICHi-076358
Headline
IWS woman weighing baby
Date Depicted
circa 1910s-1920s
Date Created
circa 1910s-1920s
Creator
Infant Welfare Society of Chicago. Woman's Auxiliary
Creator Role
creator
Artwork/Object Depicted
black-and-white negatives; cellulose nitrate film
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-076358
Inventory Number
1980.170
Storage Location
Infant Welfare Society of Chicago nitrate negatives, Box 1 of 1 (NN0006)
Acquisition Source
Gift of the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago, Women's Auxiliary, 1974
Horizon Bib. No.
00004536
Max Pixels - Height
8206
Max Pixels - Width
10249
KEYWORDS
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children
childcare
child care
healthcare
health care
organizations
people
families
professions
occupations
Chicago Milk Commission
IWS
health services
babies
infants
measurement
nurses
scales
women
growth
boys
girls
uniforms
clothing
childhood
Chicago
Illinois
1980.170
Infant Welfare Society
i076358
i76358
ICHi-76358
iws woman weighing baby

A woman with an Infant Welfare armband weighs a baby. This documentation is part of the activities of Chicago's Infant Welfare Society. The IWS was a social service organization which resulted from a merger of the Milk Commission of Chicago and the Children's Hospital Society. The collection includes scenes at IWS stations with mothers and children being examined by health care staff.

A woman with an Infant Welfare armband weighs a baby. This documentation is part of the activities of Chicago's Infant Welfare Society. The IWS was a social service organization which resulted from a merger of the Milk Commission of Chicago and the Children's Hospital Society. The collection includes scenes at IWS stations with mothers and children being examined by health care staff.

2/10/2014