ID#: 17621
This was one of the posters that had been commissioned by the United States government, in order to spread the word to its servicemen that interacting with prostitutes in an intimate manner, could put one in harm’s way for acquiring a sexually transmitted disease (STD). This poster stated, “Prostitution Spreads Syphilis and Gonorrhea”. Posters such as the one depicted here, were a tried and true method for the dissemination of information, not only with regards to STDs, but vaccinations, recommended hygiene practices, and the avoidance of foodborne illnesses, as well.
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Content Provider(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1942
Photo Credit:
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