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PRESIDENT SIGNS CHILD HEALTH DAY PROCLAMATION, WASHINGTON, D.C. APRIL 9. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT SIGNING A PROCLAMATION TODAY MAKING MAY 1 CHILD HEALTH DAY. THE DATE WAS ORIGINALLY SET ASIDE BY CONGRESS WHEN THEY PASSED A CHILD HEALTH ACT IN 1928. THE SLOGAN ADOPTED FOR THIS YEAR IS 'HEALTH PROTECTION FOR EVERY CHILD.' IN THE PHOTOGRAPH, L TO R: MISS KATHERINE [i.e. Katharine] LENROOT, DIRECTOR OF THE U.S. CHILDREN'S BUREAU; PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT; AND DR. EARLE G. BROWN, PRESIDENT OF STATE AND PROVINCIAL AUTHORITIES OF NORTH AMERICA

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