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Shadow on the Land (Syphilis) Exhibit

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Shadow on the Land (Syphilis) Exhibit

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This photograph shows an exhibit about syphilis titled, "The Shadow on the Land" that appeared at the 1939 World's Fair. It features a large microscope, photographs of family and children, and a map of the United States. Fair visitors are shown looking at the exhibit.

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American Social Health Association Records (1905-2005), University of Minnesota, Social Welfare History Archives, Box 186, Folder 1.

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“Shadow on the Land (Syphilis) Exhibit,” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed November 20, 2017, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/367.

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