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This poster urges all types of people to have a blood test for syphilis.

1940 World's Fair Quiz.gif
These photographs show visitors to the World's Fair taking a quiz about syphilis and gonorrhea conducted by the ASHA.

Bag of Trouble 1940.jpg
This poster warns audiences that women may spread syphilis and gonorrhea.

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

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.

1940 NSHD Paper Cartoon.jpg
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.

1940 NSHD Paper Bad Business.jpg
This infographic presents the steps industry should take to help control syphilis among their employees and within the community. It is featured in the NSHD broadside.

1940 NSHD Paper War on Quacks.jpg
This is the cover page of a broadside created and distributed for National Social Hygiene Day. It's headline addresses the year's theme--quackery.

1940 Von Article 10 - Version 4.jpg
This photograph shows physicians and patients in a clinic run by the WPA.

1940 Von Article 10 - Version 3.jpg
This photograph shows a woman examining a syphilis sample under a microscope.

1940 Von Article 10 - Version 2.jpg
This photograph shows a woman working with blood samples. This is from an article by R.A. Vonderlehr in Survey Graphic giving an update on the state of syphilis control in the US.

1940 Von Article 9.jpg
This image is a poster warning audiences about quack treatments. It urges people to see a physician or health officer. This is from an article by R.A. Vonderlehr in Survey Graphic giving an update on the state of syphilis control in the US.

1940 Von Article 6.jpg
This map shows the distribution of legislation requiring pre-marital and pre-natal syphilis tests among the United States. This is from an article by R.A. Vonderlehr in Survey Graphic giving an update on the state of syphilis control in the US.

1940 Von Article 2.jpg
This photograph shows a trailer clinic in rural Georgia. There is a physician and some African American patients outside the trailer. This is from an article by R.A. Vonderlehr in Survey Graphic giving an update on the state of syphilis control in…

1940 Von Article 3.jpg
This is an article by R.A. Vonderlehr in Survey Graphic giving an update on the state of syphilis control in the US.

1942 Syphilis Can be Cured Final.jpg
This poster informs viewers that syphilis can be cured if people are tested and treated adequately.

1940* In the Air Teamwork Counts.jpg
This poster warns servicemen not to let down the "team" by contracting VD from a pick-up.

1940* If You Want to Drop Bombs.jpg
"Remember -- 80% of venereal infections were acquired from pickups!"

This poster warns servicemen that contracting VD from pick-ups is common and may prevent them from contributing to the war effort.

1940 your future.jpg
"Don't miss a clinic visit!"

1940 Wounded by Syphilis.jpg
"if exposed Take a Prophylaxis promptly"

This poster urges servicemen to use prophylaxis.
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