Inspection at a delousing facility

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Title

Inspection at a delousing facility

Description

World War I was a difficult time for Łódź inhabitants. Food and supplies aid for the poorest residents was overseen and coordinated by local government—initially by the Main Citizens' Council and later by the City Hall and City Council. These local institutions were also in charge of health and sanitation services. Municipal medical services led the fight against infectious disease by establishing new hospitals, quarantine facilities, disinfection and delousing chambers, bathhouses and compulsory vaccination drives. In this photo health and sanitation workers carry out an initial hygiene inspection of those being treated in a delousing facility.

Source

The State Archives in Łódź

Date

1916

Identifier

PL_39_606_W-I 5-54

Tag

social welfare; healthcare; poverty

Collection

Citation

“Inspection at a delousing facility,” Jewish Life in Interwar Łódź , accessed January 30, 2023, https://jewish-lodz.iu.edu/items/show/2002.