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Babies Milk Fund of Louisville collection

 Collection
Identifier: KORN345

Dates

  • 2015
  • Agent Relation: 1908-1919

Extent

.50 linear feet

Biographical / Historical

The Babies Milk Fund Association operated in Louisville, Kentucky from July 1908 until 1918. This organization was created to study and cure the conditions which cause the large number of deaths among children under five years of age. They provided clean milk in sterilized bottles for a nominal fee to babies in low-income homes. They also ran educational classes, well-baby clinics and home nursing visits for sick children.
Title
Babies Milk Fund of Louisville collection
Author
Mary K. Marlatt
Date
2017
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

Contact:
Kornhauser Library
500 S. Preston Street
Louisville KY 40292 United States
(502) 852-5766