Media Information

Collection name:
Images from the History of Medicine (NLM)
"I thought a thing like that could never happen to me"--
Publication Information:
[Washington, D.C.] : Public Health Service : 1952.
Publication Country:
United States
Copyright Statement:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Order No.:
Physical Description:
1 photomechanical print (poster) : col. ; 28 x 71 cm.
Image Description:
White and red poster with black and white lettering. Title in upper left corner. Visual image is a reproduction of a b&w photo of the lower portion of a woman's face. The woman rests a few fingers on her chin. Caption near lower left corner, note near lower right corner.
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Call Number:
PP046315 map
Record UI:
Contributor (Organization):
United States. Government Printing Office.
Contributor (Organization):
United States. Public Health Service.
Subject (Genre):
Subject (MeSH Term):
Syphilis prevention & control
Subject (MeSH Term):
Gonorrhea prevention & control
Subject (MeSH Term):
Syphilis epidemiology
Subject (MeSH Term):
Gonorrhea epidemiology
Subject (Geographic Name):
United States
Note (General):
Picture caption: 1,500,000 Americans have syphilis or gonorrhea and don't know it.
Note (General):
"Ask your doctor or call your health department for a checkup."

"I thought a thing like that could never happen to me"--