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The Anti-Syphilis Program in Action

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The Anti-Syphilis Program in Action


These items are photographs of visual materials created by the program as they appeared in everyday life. Here we see exhibits in store windows, billboards, and different events.

Items in the The Anti-Syphilis Program in Action Collection

These photographs show young people parading around the Kips Bay Yorkville area of New York City to promote their anti-syphilis campaign. They are dressed as pilgrims and driving a horse and buggy to bring attention to outdated and backwards ideas…

This photograph shows a display about the syphilis campaign in the window of a drugstore in New York City.

This photograph shows a anti-syphilis display in a drugstore window for National Social Hygiene Day.

This image shows how social hygiene exhibits were displayed in this period.

This photograph shows young men looking at a exhibit of social hygiene posters. This page originally appeared in a book titled, Two Years Fighting V.D. (1920) by the USPHS.

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