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"I Know All About Women"

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"I Know All About Women"

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This comic poster shows servicemen talking about women. One brags he can tell from looking at a woman if she has syphilis. They seek out the medical officer to settle the debate. He explains that only a blood test can confirm if someone has syphilis and explains the effects of the illness, and the importance of full treatment and prophylaxis.

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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.

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“"I Know All About Women",” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed September 22, 2017, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/414.

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