A child in a ‘baby cage’ – used to ensure children get enough sunlight and fresh air when living in an apartment building, 1937
Long before the days of product liability….
Newsreel footage of baby cage in action.
This entry was posted on January 20, 2014 by Miep. It was filed under High Art, History, Photography, Weird and was tagged with 1930s, 1937, AMERICA, Baby, Child, Death, History, Photo, Photography, Politics, Safety, USA, Weird.
My goodness… simply frightening! Imagine the outrage if a parent were to do such a thing now! I wouldn’t stick my pet dog in one of these contraptions, assuming I had one!
January 20, 2014 at 10:15 pm
It’s frightening! I hope the baby didn’t have fear of heights.
January 20, 2014 at 10:41 pm