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An Inventory of the White House Conference on Child Health and Protection Records
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
150 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 scrapbook, 3 linear foot boxes 64 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives
Availability
The collection is open for research