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This film was created to educate physicians about venereal disease. It explains symptoms and how to diagnose syphilis, general control principles, treatment, congenital syphilis, and other topics.
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These stamps were created to promote blood tests in NYC.

"Be Fit: Bureau of Social Hygiene, New York City: See Your Doctor : Be Examined : Have a Blood Test"

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These stamps were created to promote blood tests in NYC.

"See Your Doctor : Be Examined : Have a Blood Test : Bureau of Social Hygiene : N.Y.C. Health Dept. Cooperating with N.Y. State Health Dept. & U.S. Public Health Service"

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This poster advises mothers to be tested for syphilis as soon as they know they are pregnant.

"You Can Have A Healthy Baby : Ask your Doctor to give you a Careful Physical Examination including Blood Test as soon as you know a Baby is Coming."

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This photograph shows an exhibit on public health at the 1939 New York World's Fair. It features displays on infantile paralysis (polio), tuberculosis, rickets, and other issues. There is also an iron lung displayed.

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This photograph shows a mural on the medicine and public health building at the 1939 World's Fair. It shows a scientist doing lab work.

1939 Worlds Fair Pasteur.jpg
This photograph shows a demonstration of the milk pasteurization process at a 1939 World's Fair.

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This photograph shows a chemistry exhibit at the 1939 World's Fair.

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These photos show the social hygiene exhibit sponsored by the ASHA at the 1939 World's Fair.

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This is a planning sketch for an exhibit at the 1939 World's Fair.

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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…

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This is a publicity poster for National Social Hygiene Day 1938. "Stamp Out Syphilis" is being broadcast over a suburban community.

1937 Out From Behind the Curtain - Version 2.jpg
This cartoon shows the arm of medicine pulling venereal disease out from behind a curtain.

1937 Keep Up the Flight - Version 2.jpg
This cartoon supports venereal disease control.

1937 Cleansing Light - Version 2.jpg
This cartoon conveys that California is addressing venereal disease.

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"Clinics give free : Blood Tests : Medicine : Advice : Pamphlets : These are given confidentially : Any one who has been exposed should go at once to a good doctor or a good clinic : By certain tests : The presence of syphilis or gonorrhea germs can…

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

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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…

1940 NSHD Paper Cartoon Mines.jpg
This cartoon shows boats labeled law, education, scientific medicine, and public health sweeping away mines representing quackery to safeguard the "National Anti-Syphilis Campaign" ship. It is featured in the NSHD broadside.

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This comic strip is one in the "Health Helps" series. It shows a worker, Jerry, who visits a quack for syphilis treatment. His employer advises him to see his family physician. It is featured in the NSHD broadside.
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