Images from the History of Medicine (IHM)
United States. Navy Department Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.
United States., Government Printing Office.
[Washington, D.C. : U.S. Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery] : U.S. G.P.O., 1943
Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- prevention & control,
Multicolor poster with black lettering. Title at top of poster. Poster features a thirteen-panel cartoon in which four sailors in a cafe discuss picking up an attractive woman and the possibility of getting a sexually transmitted disease. In the final panel, the sailor who leaves with the woman is shown in a sick bed, being visited by a grim reaper-style ghost.
1 photomechanical print (poster) : 55 x 36 cm.
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Owner: History of Medicine Division - NLM - NIH
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