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Bakker, Nelleke – History of Education, 2007
As in other Western countries in the Netherlands during the first half of the twentieth century, large numbers of school children were sent to holiday camps or "health colonies" to gain weight and recover strength. At first this large-scale hygienic enterprise was led by teachers, who wanted to "save" poor, undernourished…
Descriptors: Health Conditions, Psychiatry, Children, Foreign Countries