"'Not in Line of Duty'"

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"'Not in Line of Duty'"

Description

This social hygiene poster shows a serviceman in a hospital bed who has been sidelined because of VD. The line "Not in the Line of Duty" refers to the fact that soldiers who were ill due to venereal disease were not considered to be injured in the line of duty.

Source

American Social Health Association Records (1905-2005), University of Minnesota, Social Welfare History Archives, Army Education Commission, Social Hygiene Division circa 1916-1919, Box 177, Folder 1, http://purl.umn.edu/62584.

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Not In The Line of Duty 1918.jpg

Citation

Social Hygiene Division, Army Educational Commission, “"'Not in Line of Duty'",” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed December 7, 2019, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/330.

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