Venereal Disease Visual History Archive

Search using this query type:



Search only these record types:

Item
File
Collection
Exhibit
Exhibit Page

Advanced Search (Items only)

"Syphilis and Gonorrhea...the Axis Partners"

Dublin Core

Title

"Syphilis and Gonorrhea...the Axis Partners"

Description

This comic poster shows a serviceman leaving a brothel and then being stalked by anthropomorphized syphilis and gonorrhea germs. The germs are presented as German and Japanese stereotypes. They try to prevent the young man from going to the prophylaxis station after having sex.

Source

National Archives, Record Group 112: Records of the Office of the Surgeon General (Army), Series: Posters Promoting Venereal Disease Prevention and the Prevention of Other Diseases, circa 1942-1944.

Date

Identifier

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Files

Citation

Paul McCarthy, artist, “"Syphilis and Gonorrhea...the Axis Partners",” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed September 22, 2017, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/396.

Social Bookmarking

Embed

Copy the code below into your web page