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"Incidence of Syphilis Among Negroes"

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"Incidence of Syphilis Among Negroes"

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This pictorial statistic shows syphilis rates among different African American communities. It uses a symbol of a man with a spirochete on his chest to represent the statistic. It is a graphic print for an image that appeared in Parran's 1937 book, Shadow on the Land.

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Papers of Dr. Thomas Parran, Jr., MD, Box 41, Folder 537, University of Pittsburgh Archive Service Center, Pittsburgh, PA.

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Pictorial Statistics, Inc and Thomas Parran, “"Incidence of Syphilis Among Negroes",” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed November 24, 2017, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/287.

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