Obstetrics doctor assists in the delivery of a baby in Chicago area slum home.
Chicago Illinois USA Date:1940 Duration:5 min 45 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Chronicles a young doctor's training in obstetrics at a Chicago maternity center. During the Great Depression in Chicago, a cat scavenges on garbage lying outside building. Dr O'Donnell assists in preparation for and delivery of a baby in Chicago slum area home. Doctor cleans woman's head with water. Another doctor writes in a note book. He lifts bed cover from baby's head and checks woman's temperature. The baby cot is placed next to mother on bed. Man arrives with two children in the room. Doctor O'Donnell along with nurse walks on street. View of poor, indigent children eating food around a table. A mother bathing a child in a wash basin. Child removes clothes and climbs into bed. Views of sleeping young children, one with a fly and other insects disturbing his sleep. Man loading a truck with boxes in a nearby alley.
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