Oh how inventive we humans are

Harken back to a time when experts recommended baby cages to urban moms, so that the babies could get more air. Eleanor Roosevelt had one for her daughter Anna. Eleanor was many wonderful things. She was a bad mother.

Cage Baby

23rd June 1937: A nanny supervising a baby suspended in a wire cage attached to the outside of a high tenement block window. The cages are distributed to members of the Chelsea Baby Club who have no gardens and live at the top of high buildings. (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

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