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Haviland, Mary S. and Fanny L. Warren ].
Nursery Rhymes for Healthy Habits Posters.]
New York: National Child Welfare Association, 1921 Ð 1922. The Progressive Movement focused on federal welfare programs and was responsible for motherÕs pension laws, forerunners of the Social Security Act; and the founding of the National Child Labor Committee. The ChildrenÕs Bureau, a federal agency that focuses exclusively on childrenÕs welfare, was also a result of the movement; its first chief, Julia Lathrop (1858 Ð 1932), was the first woman selected by a President to head a federal agency (ChildrenÕs Bureau website).Mary S. Haviland and Fanny L. Warren frequently collaborated on materials for the National Child Welfare Association. The poster sets Healthy Habits (1923), Children from Many Lands (1923), and In Hearts too Young for Enmity (1923) all featured illustrations by Warren and verse by Haviland. The latter two sets were created as tools to teach children racial and cultural acceptance as immigrant populations continued to increase in the United States. Haviland also wrote manuals on health and childhood development like Modern Physiology, Hygiene and Health (1921) and A Study of Babyhood (1927). Warren also illustrated Little Neighbors of Many Lands (1926), a book of paper dolls themed around accepting people of other cultures. Five posters, 11 in. by 16 in. . Includes posters three, four, six, ten, and twelve of a larger set, though we were unable to determine how many posters were originally included in the series. With lovely half-page color illustrations by Fanny L. Warren and nursery rhymes by Mary S. Haviland. Printed card stock richly illustrated in col … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson Books, A.B.A.A. [Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.]
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