Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 14: Medical
American Journal of Nursing, Dec. 1922, pp. 212-214
“Mountain Children in Kentucky,” by Lucy E. Halbert
“The Mountain Children in Kentucky,” an article written for The American Journal of Nursing in December of 1922 by Lucy E. Halbert, paints a vivid picture of the health issues of children in the southeastern region of Kentucky. Lucy E. Halbert, a nurse at Hindman Settlement School charged to provide services out of Hindman Settlement School in the second decade of the twentieth century. She describes in her article the conditions in and around Hindman , but elaborates extensively on the companion settlement school at Pine Mountain and its medical outreach and culture.