Congressional Edition Volume 6410

Congressional Edition Volume 6410

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...the relation of housing to health, having papers by health officials and others on "Health departments and housing," "Privy vaults," "Alleys," "Garbage and rubbish," "Sanitary inspection of tenements," "Room overcrowding and the lodger evil," etc., all of which emphasized the health side of housing. At these conferences a large proportion of the delegates were health officers from all parts of the United States and Canada. Besides these papers the National Housing Association has published a series of pamphlets, several of which deal directly with public health, as "What bad bousing means to the community," "Teaching the tenant," "Housing and health," "The survey and the smaller city." "The home as a factor in public health," and "The work of a housing committee." One of the most valuable parts of the association's work has been the aid It has given in drafting legislation which will increase the bealthfulness of a community by requiring more wholsome construction and more sanitary conditions in dwellings. It seeks to set a standard for all the dwellings in the community, the chief purpose of its recommendations being to safeguard the health and the morals of the people. It is untiring in its efforts to secure adequate appropriations for health departments, so that they may maintain an efficient Inspection sen-ice. The Playground and Recreation. Association of America, through its secretary, Mr. H. S. Braucher, furnished the following brief statements of the educational work of this association: The Playground and Recreation Association of America attempts to give recreation its rightful place in the life of the American people, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 544g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236503953
  • 9781236503954