"Inherited Syphilis"

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"Inherited Syphilis"

Description

This poster uses a graphic picture of a child with congenital syphilis to warn that men's decisions to have premarital sex can have drastic effects for their future children.

"A man may transmit syphilis to his children. His children's children may pay the penalty of his mistake."

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Source

American Social Health Association Records (1905-2005), University of Minnesota, Social Welfare History Archives, http://purl.umn.edu/62386.

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inherited syphilis.jpg

Citation

YMCA and USPHS, “"Inherited Syphilis",” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed September 30, 2022, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/385.

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