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White House Conference on Child Health and Protection records
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The records consist of correspondence, expense statements, memoranda, pamphlets, and reports, relating to the physical and social condition of children in the United States, the status of school health education and health service programs, and proposals for the promotion of child welfare. Reports of the American Child Health Association are included.
The White House Conference on Child Health and Protection was convened by President Herbert Hoover in Washington, D.C. on November 19-21, 1930, to raise awareness and focus public attention on issues affecting children. These conferences on children and youth were held at approximately ten-year intervals starting in 1909.
151 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 scrapbook, 3 linear feet (64.4 Linear Feet)
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The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.