"The Amateur is just as dangerous as the Prostitute"

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"The Amateur is just as dangerous as the Prostitute"

Description

"The army can protect you against many diseases...it can't keep you from getting a venereal disease Unless you--Pro"

This poster warns servicemen that they can get VD from any sexual partner, not just prostitutes. It also advises them to use prophylaxis. The poster includes a space for a list of local prophylaxis stations.

Source

National Archives, Record Group 112: Records of the Office of the Surgeon General (Army), Series: Posters Promoting Venereal Disease Prevention and the Prevention of Other Diseases, circa 1942-1944.

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1942 Amateur Just as Dangerous.jpg

Citation

Pfc. Raphael Epstein, artist and Medical Department, U. S. Army, Service of Supply (S.O.S.), “"The Amateur is just as dangerous as the Prostitute",” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed July 6, 2022, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/186.

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