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"Two Girls I Know What to Meet You in the Worst Way"

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"Two Girls I Know What to Meet You in the Worst Way"

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This poster conveys that prostitution spreads venereal disease to servicemen. A soldier is labeled "The Young, The Brave, The Strong." The woman speaking is labeled prostitution. Behind her stand two female figures with skeletal faces identified as syphilis and gonorrhea.

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American Social Health Association Records (1905-2005), University of Minnesota, Social Welfare History Archives, American Social Health Association Posters, World War II circa 1940-1943 Box Oversize flat 1 and map case drawer 11, http://purl.umn.edu/62430.

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C.D. Batchelor, artist and ASHA, “"Two Girls I Know What to Meet You in the Worst Way",” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed November 24, 2017, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/117.

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