"Stamp Out Syphilis!"

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"Stamp Out Syphilis!"


"The Work Projects Administration is Cooperating in the National Campaign to Stamp Out Syphilis! : 1. You are asked to go to your private doctor for a blood test. If you cannot pay for this go to any of the following : City Clinics : Health Center : 212 West 12th St. : Union Bethel white only : 501 East 3rd St. : Shoemaker colored only : 1041 Cutter St. : General Hospital : Burnet Ave : County Clinics : St. Simon COmmunity House : Woodlawn Ohio : Junior Hall : Addyston Ohio : North College Hill School colored only : Steelesub : 2. After having your blood tested have the doctor fill out the reporting slip and mail to the department of health city hall Cintio : This will in no way affect your employment with the Works Progress Administration : This information will be kept confidential: Please Let Us Have Your Help!"

This poster urges WPA workers to visit their physician or a clinic to have a syphilis test. It emphasizes that the test is confidential and will not jeopardize employment with the WPA.


Ohio WPA Federal Art Program


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1940 stamp out syphilis.jpg


“"Stamp Out Syphilis!",” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed July 23, 2024, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/33.


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