Defective Baby

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Defective Baby

Description

This poster warns viewers that a man may transmit venereal disease to his wife and children. It is part of the "Keeping Fit" poster series.

"The man who has contracted gonorrhea or syphilis may bring suffering upon the innocent. When he marries, and the baby comes, it may be defective."

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Source

American Social Health Association Records (1905-2005), University of Minnesota, Social Welfare History Archives, http://purl.umn.edu/62585.

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Files

syphilitic baby 1919.jpg

Citation

YMCA and USPHS, “Defective Baby,” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed September 29, 2022, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/374.

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