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Birthing in the City: Columbus Hill

Tanya Hart

in Health in the City: Race, Poverty, and the Negotiation of Women's Health in New York City, 1915-1930

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479867998
eISBN:
9781479875184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867998.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter recounts the Health Department's decision to start health work in the black section of Columbus Hill. It focuses on the agency's devolution of power to the New York Association for ... More


Health in Columbus Hill

Tanya Hart

in Health in the City: Race, Poverty, and the Negotiation of Women's Health in New York City, 1915-1930

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479867998
eISBN:
9781479875184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867998.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter criticizes the health treatment in Columbus Hill for tuberculosis. The efficacy of the AICP's early syphilis work among Columbus Hill's black mothers appears questionable at best. A ... More


Birthing in the City: The Mulberry District

Tanya Hart

in Health in the City: Race, Poverty, and the Negotiation of Women's Health in New York City, 1915-1930

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479867998
eISBN:
9781479875184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867998.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explains how the AICP in 1918 expanded its Columbus Hill model of public/private infant and maternal health care into Lower Manhattan's Little Italy, the Mulberry District, which the ... More


Health in the Mulberry District

Tanya Hart

in Health in the City: Race, Poverty, and the Negotiation of Women's Health in New York City, 1915-1930

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479867998
eISBN:
9781479875184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867998.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter contrasts the actual health work done by the AICP and the Department of Health in the Mulberry District from the perspectives of officials, the efforts of workers, and the ... More


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