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State Archives of Florida
Expectant mother being weighed by a nurse during exam in Leon County, Florida.
Series 904, Midwife program files, 1924-1975 ; Box 4, FF4
Public health nurses--Florida--Leon County
Public health personnel--Florida--Leon County
African American nurses--Florida--Leon County
Medical personnel--Florida--Leon County
African Americans in medicine
Scales (Weighing instruments)
Rites of passage
Belief and custom
Pregnant women--Health and hygiene
Maternal and infant welfare
Women's health services
Maternal health services
Periodic health examinations
Pregnant women--Medical examinations
Location: 20328, B.
The Board initiated a midwife licensing program in 1931 to reduce infant mortality and to promote maternal and child health.
Subject - Corporate
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Expectant mother being weighed by a nurse during exam in Leon County, Florida. 1944 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/44477>, accessed 3 October 2022.
Expectant mother being weighed by a nurse during exam in Leon County, Florida. 1944 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/44477>