"First 2,000,000 Selectees Blood Tested for Syphilis"

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"First 2,000,000 Selectees Blood Tested for Syphilis"

Description

"every state has a syphilis problem...Where does your state stand?"

This poster shows the rate of infection for each state. These statistics are based on the results of the blood tests given to men during their Selective Service examinations.

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American Social Health Association Records (1905-2005), University of Minnesota, Social Welfare History Archives, Public Relations, Social Hygiene Day, Posters, Box 072, Folder 07, http://purl.umn.edu/110687

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1944 Syphilis Map.jpg

Citation

ASHA, “"First 2,000,000 Selectees Blood Tested for Syphilis",” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed May 16, 2022, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/177.

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