"Shame May Be Fatal"

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"Shame May Be Fatal"

Description

This poster urges audiences to visit a physician if they believe they have venereal disease, discouraging feelings of false shame that keep people from hiding their illness.

"If you fear you have contracted a disease don't let false shame destroy health & happiness : Consult a reputable physician."

Source

Library of Congress, “Prints and Photographs Online Catalog,” Prints and Photographs Division, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b49018.
LOC Reference: Posters of the WPA / Christopher DeNoon. Los Angeles : Wheatly Press, c1987, no. 217.

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Citation

NYC WPA Federal Art Project and Kallenberg, Alex, artist, “"Shame May Be Fatal",” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed July 4, 2022, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/11.

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