"Private Caution Says...'Don't Take Chances'"

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"Private Caution Says...'Don't Take Chances'"

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"Pick-ups Spread Syphilis and Gonorrhea : If you have sex relations... 1. Use a rubber; Urinate afterwards and wash your privates with plenty of soap and water at once. 2. Go to a Prophylaxis Station immediately if possible."

This is one poster in a series featuring "Private Caution." It warns that pick-ups are a source of VD and informs servicemen about the prophylactic steps they should take if they have sex.

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American Social Health Association Records (1905-2005), University of Minnesota, Social Welfare History Archives, United States Government and Military VD Graphic posters, 1940s Box Oversize flat 1, http://purl.umn.edu/62475.

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1940 Private Caution Dont Take Chances.jpg

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US Government, “"Private Caution Says...'Don't Take Chances'",” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed May 23, 2022, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/105.

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