"Syphilis, Its Cause, Its Spread..Its Cure!" (Detail--Treatment)

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"Syphilis, Its Cause, Its Spread..Its Cure!" (Detail--Treatment)

Description

"Thirty shots of an arsephenamine; forty shots of bismuth. For no other serious disease is there so sure a cure."

Detail from an educational pamphlet by the USPHS on syphilis. The photograph shows a physician using a syringe to inject treatment drugs into a patient's arm.

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National Archives, Box 648, Record Group 69: Records of the Works Progress Administration, 1922-1944, Series: State Project Reports and Research Publications, compiled 1933-1943, documenting the period ca. 1605-1949.

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1938* Syphilis its Cure! 24.jpg

Citation

USPHS, “"Syphilis, Its Cause, Its Spread..Its Cure!" (Detail--Treatment),” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed July 7, 2022, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/29.

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