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 Diabetes; When the human engine does not properly burn its fuel". Metropolitan Life..c1925
Diabetes; When the human engine does not properly burn its fuel". Metropolitan Life..c1925
Price: $20.00

6 pp. Image of man fueling a furnace on front cover.   Discusses the fuel our bodies need, diabetes - its signs and causes, how insulin helps the diabetic and how to guard against diabetes.  One of the ways to guard against diabetes is "Infections of teeth, tonsils and other organs should be promptly treated and removed".   Hmmm..  Measures 7 3/4" x 5 3/8"..
The Seguin Physiological School for Children who Deviate Mentally from the Normal. Essex Press.Orange N.J. .1906
The Seguin Physiological School for Children who Deviate Mentally from the Normal. Essex Press.Orange N.J. .1906
Price: $275.00

A 39 pp catalog for The Seguin Physiological School for Children who Deviate Mentally from the Normal.  Photographs by Chas. R. Thompson. A school built on an ideal.  Dr. Seguin was one of the first educators to feel the need for individual training for subnormal children and it resulted from his patient and inspired work that many children of undeveloped faculties have been able to take more nearly their rightful place in the world. Courses included Speech Correction and English, Sensory and Motor Training, Numbers, Basketry and Primary, English and Nature Study, Primary and Bushwork, Arts and Crafts, Household Arts and Domestic Science, Music-Piano and Voice and Corrective and Educational Gymnastics.   Full page images from  photographs throughout of the facility.  It promotes Scientific Individual and Class Instruction, Play Time, Moral Training and much more. Terms include a limit of twenty-five resident and three day pupils.  Little girls and boys and young women are received; only educable pupple admitted; epileptic, insane, incorrigible and physically helpless children are excluded.  Resident Pupils (Sept. 15-June 15) $1,800 and much more.   Concludes with a Circular written by Dr. Sequine the Last Month of his Life and The Education of Sub-Normal Children by Dr. L.P. Brockett (Oct 1888).  Also includes lists of Consultants, instructors, teachers and household staff.  Measures 9 1/2" x 7".  . Inside page margins stuck partially adhered together.  No impact to images or verbiage.  Some captions on images partially obstructed.
Metamorphic Advertising  Trade Cards - Children's Health. ..
Metamorphic Advertising Trade Cards - Children's Health. ..
Price: $300.00

Five (5) different metamorphic trade cards promoting healthy children.  Three depict children brushing their teeth both morning and night with Colgate's Ribbon Cream.  The fourth is a paper slide with one image depicting a tube of Colgate Ribbon Toothpaste; the other children' brushing their teeth.   A fold-out advertising that folds out to show a child's growth progression through the years because he eats OATA Rolled Oats.  Also includes recipes..
"As the Twig is Bent" a hand drawn Childhood Labor Poster
"As the Twig is Bent" a hand drawn Childhood Labor Poster
Price: $500.00

A 17 1/2" x 14" hand drawn poster about child labor. The poster features an image of Uncle Sam hold his top hat in hand and looking down on a small stunted tree that is growing out of a rocky landscape. On a rock near by the tree is the wood 'labor' and on the tree trunk itself is the wood 'childhood'. At the base of the poster is a pasted-on quote, “As the twig is bent.” The quote is derived from Alexander Pope's Epistles to Several Persons, published in 1732 “Just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.” This saying is often misquoted as “As the twig is bent, so is the tree inclined” or “as the twig is bent, so grows the tree.” It is meant to extoll on the idea that early influences have a permanent effect and more importantly that the effects of parental, environmental and peer influences can have a huge impact on a young molding mind and will shape who they are and how they act later in life. In this instance, in the context of child labor, it is meant to make the viewer reflect on how hard labor can permanent effect a child. The image itself is drawn in black charcoal with a blue color pencil beneath that was used during the first sketch of the images. It is signed Batchelder. On the back of the poster, it is stamped “PUP Dec 2 1934.”  Edge wear.