"Until 1917 Venereal Diseases Always Increased Alarmingly during Mobilization"

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"Until 1917 Venereal Diseases Always Increased Alarmingly during Mobilization"

Description

This poster uses a graph to show how VD rates increased during past wars.

"By 1910 American military and civil organizations had begun to take steps to reduce these diseases. DUring the World War the Army, Navy, Public Health Service, medical profession, American Social Hygiene Association and other agencies achieved the lowest venereal disease rate in history."

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American Social Health Association Records (1905-2005), University of Minnesota, Social Welfare History Archives, ASHA, Social Hygiene and National Defense Exhibit, circa 1944, Box 177, Folder 29.

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1944 Until 1917 Always Increased.jpg

Citation

ASHA, “"Until 1917 Venereal Diseases Always Increased Alarmingly during Mobilization",” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed July 6, 2022, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/178.

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