Health care services coordinated by Nurse Amy Louise Fisher of the Watauga Mission, to help Appalachian mountain residents
Boone North Carolina USA Date:1934 Duration:3 min 7 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Nurse Amy Louise Fisher arrives at Watauga Mission in the southern Appalachian Mountains near Boone, North Carolina. In her car she passes a man leading an ox that is drawing a loaded wooden sled or skid behind it. Children and parents outside a church, part of the Watauga Mission sponsored by the Lutheran Church. Toddler weighed on scale by Nurse Fisher. Nurse Fisher gives vaccination injection to toddler. She makes a house visit to see a newborn. Miss Fisher assits a mother bathing her little baby. A dentist, coordinated by Nurse Fisher, holds a "party" offering tooth extraction services. Appalachian men and women take turns sitting on a chair on a wooden porch and having teeth extracted. View of the dentist's various instruments laid out on a table. View of a woman having her tooth extracted by the dentist.
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