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1939 JSH Worlds Fair Photo.jpg
This photograph shows a group of people listening to a woman discuss social hygiene at the ASHA's exhibit on the subject at the 1939 World's Fair.

1944 Photos Window Billboard - Version 2.jpg
This photograph shows a display in a pharmacy window. It includes posters, infographics, and objects related to syphilis control.

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.

1937 Shadow One Year.jpg
This pictorial statistic shows how syphilis spreads between different people. It uses the spirochete symbol to indicate individuals' status. It is modeled after an epidemiological image from the early 1930s. Here, the image is presented without many…

1937 Shadow NYS Scand.jpg
This pictorial statistic compares the incidence of syphilis in New York State and Scandinavia (Denmark, Norway, Sweden). Though they have roughly equal populations, Scandinavia has a much lower rate of disease. It is a graphic print for an image that…

1937 Shadow Menaces.jpg
This pictorial statistic shows syphilis atop a list of health threats including scarlet fever, TB, auto accidents, and diphtheria. It is a graphic print for an image that appeared in Parran's 1937 book, Shadow on the Land.

1937 Shadow Injections.jpg
This pictorial statistic conveys that most patients get less that 10 injections of treatment and that only a few injections commonly leads to relapses of syphilis. It uses images of syringes and men sitting and standing to represent the statistics.…

1937 Shadow AAs.jpg
This pictorial statistic shows syphilis rates among different African American communities. It uses a symbol of a man with a spirochete on his chest to represent the statistic. It is a graphic print for an image that appeared in Parran's 1937 book,…

1944 Industry Program Infographic.jpg
This infographic shows the community groups involved in industrial health committees and the programs and services they provide.

1944 Diseases of Youth.jpg
"Gonorrhea Strikes Same Age Groups But is 3 Times More Prevalent"

This poster compares the prevalence of primary syphilis among different age groups of men and women. The text and the bar graph indicate that young people have the highest rates.

1940 NSHD Paper Bad Business.jpg
This infographic informs employers about the components of an industrial syphilis control program.

"1. Health every employee get a blood test, especially accident and chronic sickness cases. 2. Keep examination results condiential between doctor,…

1938* Hartford Syphilis Display.jpg
This photograph shows a display about syphilis created by the Hartford Public Library. It includes infographics and charts along with some items used in syphilis control. Some of the images are reprints of ones from Parran's work.

1937* Wassermann in Newborn Babies.jpg
This infographic breaks down the syphilis status of babies based on the among of treatment their mothers received during pregnancy.

1937* Syphilis Unborn.jpg
"Five out of six babies of untreated syphilitic mothers are born dead or diseased."

1937* Syphilis Enemy of Youth.jpg
"3 out of 4 syphilis infections are acquired between 15 and 30 years of age."

This infographic breaks down the percentage of new cases of syphilis each year by age. Most who acquire the disease do so between the ages of 15 and 30.

1937* Gonorrhea Syphilis Lead.jpg
This infographic conveys that there are more new cases of syphilis and gonorrhea each year compared to other infectious diseases.

1937 Infographic Pamphlet 14.jpg
This is a reproduction of the 1/10 infographic originally from the Reader's Digest and Survey Graphic articles by Parran. Here it is included in a pamphlet by Pictorial Statistics, Inc. to highlight their work and the effectiveness of infographics.

1936 Survey Graphic Reprint 16.jpg
This pictorial statistic compares the incidence of syphilis in New York and Scandinavia. Even though the two areas have approximately equal populations, New York has 50,000 new cases annually, while Norway, Sweden, and Denmark only have about 2,000.

1936 Survey Graphic Reprint 14.jpg
This pictorial statistic shows the incidence of syphilis in Sweden 1916-1934. While there was a sharp increase in 1919, new cases decreased dramatically in the 1920s and 1930s. It is from the article "Stamp Out Syphilis!" from the July 1936 issue of…

1936 Survey Graphic Reprint 11.jpg
This pictorial statistic shows the results for patients who underwent treatment according to different schedules--continuous, intermittent, and irregular. Continuous treatment led to the most satisfactory outcomes for patients while irregular…
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