World War I

Correspondence from Allan J. McLaughlin to Charles W. Eldridge, Mayor of Somerville Regarding Child Conservation

Ensuring the health of children was part of the war effort in World War I. Click here to see a poster from the Indianapolis Public Library

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Correspondence from C. E. Simpson, State Department of Health to the Somerville Board of Health regarding Tuberculosis Clinics during World War I.

It was feared that World War I  would increase rates of tuberculosis.

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