Illustration promoting birth registration, 1914

Title

Illustration promoting birth registration, 1914

Creator

Albert Mitchell for Texas State Board of Health

Date Created

April-June 1914

Description

Shows a pig and a baby side by side. The pig is labeled with a breed-registration number, captioned "registered." The baby is unlabeled, captioned "Not Registered." Below is the question, "Why?"

Agricultural comparisons were common ways that health departments emphasized the importance of birth registration to rural people during the early 20th century.

Bibliographic Citation

Albert Mitchell, “Why?” [cartoon of pig and baby], Bulletin of the Texas State Board of Health 8, no. 4-6 (April-June 1914) 9.

Rights

Public Domain.

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Citation

Albert Mitchell for Texas State Board of Health, "Illustration promoting birth registration, 1914," in cliotropic research, Item #155, http://cliotropic.org/sources/items/show/155 (accessed June 19, 2018).

License

Creative Commons License

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