American Women's Hospitals Service, Rural Services

American Women’s Hospital doctor with residents of Appalachian Mountain region
American Women’s Hospital doctor with residents of Appalachian Mountain region
AWHS photo of a family in the Appalachian Mountain area circa 1935. AWHS, Rural Services administered healthcare and health education to rural Southern families in their homes during the 1920s and 1930s. Title provided by the cataloguer.
American Women's Hospitals Service photo of wooden building with a ladder
American Women's Hospitals Service photo of wooden building with a ladder
AWHS, Rural Services photo of wooden building with a ladder. AWHS, Rural Services administered healthcare and health education to rural Southern families in their homes during the 1920s and 1930s. Title provided by the cataloguer.
American Women's Hospitals, Rural Services mobile clinic vaccinating a woman, Jellico, Tennessee
American Women's Hospitals, Rural Services mobile clinic vaccinating a woman, Jellico, Tennessee
AWHS, Rural Services doctors and nurses used mobile clinics to administer healthcare and health education in the rural South from the 1920s to the 1950s. Title provided by the cataloguer.
American Women's Hospitals, Rural Services mobile clinic vaccinating a man, Jellico, Tennessee
American Women's Hospitals, Rural Services mobile clinic vaccinating a man, Jellico, Tennessee
AWHS, Rural Services doctors and nurses used mobile clinics to administer healthcare and health education in the rural South from the 1920s to the 1950s. Title provided by the cataloguer.
Children standing in front of American Women's Hospitals mobile clinic
Children standing in front of American Women's Hospitals mobile clinic
AWHS, Rural Services doctors and nurses used mobile clinics to administer healthcare and health education in the rural South from the 1920s to the 1950s. Title provided by the cataloguer.
These foods will prevent pellagra
These foods will prevent pellagra
A note on verso reads, "This is a picture of the U.S. public health exhibit that we are carrying over the country." Pellagra is a vitamin deficiency disease that was prevalent in the southern states in the 1930s.
Children being fed in a schoolhouse
Children being fed in a schoolhouse
AWHS, Rural Services photo of schoolroom. AWHS, Rural Services administered healthcare and health education to rural Southern states during the 1920s and 1930s. Title provided by the cataloguer.
American Women's Hospitals Service and an Appalachian Mountain family sitting on steps
American Women's Hospitals Service and an Appalachian Mountain family sitting on steps
AWHS photo of a family in the Appalachian Mountain area circa 1935. AWHS, Rural Services administered healthcare and health education to rural Southern families in their homes during the 1920s and 1930s. Title provided by the cataloguer.
American Women's Hospitals Service with children in front of well
American Women's Hospitals Service with children in front of well
AWHS, Rural Services administered healthcare and health education to rural Southern families in their homes during the 1920s and 1930s. Title provided by the cataloguer.
American Women's Hospitals, Rural Health Services mobile clinic
American Women's Hospitals, Rural Health Services mobile clinic
AWHS, Rural Services doctors and nurses used mobile clinics to administer healthcare and health education in the rural South from the 1920s to the 1950s. Photo used in fundraising material (see a144_203).
American Women's Hospitals, Rural Services photo of women and children
American Women's Hospitals, Rural Services photo of women and children
A note on verso reads, "Group for a baby and preschool conference in one of our nice districts. A number of these mothers and children are pellagrins." AWHS, Rural Services administered healthcare and health education to rural Southern states during the 1920s and 1930s. Title provided by the catalo...
American Women's Hospitals 1931 fundraising pamphlet
American Women's Hospitals 1931 fundraising pamphlet
American Women's Hospitals fundraising brochure, highlighting their work around the world, including Albania, Greece, and the rural southern United States. Four pages. Illustrated with photographs. Title provided the cataloguer.
American Women's Hospitals clinic: Jellico, Tennessee
American Women's Hospitals clinic: Jellico, Tennessee
Adult woman receiving shot at the clinic.
American Women's Hospitals, Rural Services mobile clinic vaccinating a boy, Jellico, Tennessee
American Women's Hospitals, Rural Services mobile clinic vaccinating a boy, Jellico, Tennessee
AWHS, Rural Services doctors and nurses used mobile clinics to administer healthcare and health education in the rural South from the 1920s to the 1950s. Title provided by the cataloguer. Face has been obscured to protect patient privacy.
AWH Mobile Health Unit
AWH Mobile Health Unit
The mobile health unit of the American Women's Hospitals in Spartanburg, SC.
Annual Report of American Women's Hospitals Whitley County Health Unit
Annual Report of American Women's Hospitals Whitley County Health Unit
A report by American Women's Hospitals covering their efforts to establish a public health program in Whitley County, Kentucky.
American Women's Hospital and Health Service 1937 fundraising pamphlet
American Women's Hospital and Health Service 1937 fundraising pamphlet
American Women's Hospital fundraising pamphlet from the 1930s. The pamphlet describes maternity, children's and other health care services. Features a reprint of a 1932 New York Times article about the AWH’s rural health service work in the Spartanburg County, South Carolina, where deaths from pel...

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