"Blind Boys"

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"Blind Boys"

Description

This poster features a photograph of young boys and explains that they have been blinded due to gonorrhea.

"These boys are blind because their mothers had gonorrhea, in most cases contracted from the father. Most of the blindness in children is due to gonorrhea."

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American Social Health Association Records (1905-2005), University of Minnesota, Social Welfare History Archives, http://purl.umn.edu/62412.

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blind boys 1919.jpg

Citation

YMCA and USPHS, “"Blind Boys",” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed July 21, 2019, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/381.

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