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|Title:||Newspaper Advertisement For The Black Stork|
|Original caption:||La Salle Now -- All Seats 25c|
9 A.M. to 11 P.M. Continuous
Dr. Harry J. Haiselden
"THE BLACK STORK"
By Jack Lait
A vivid pictorial drama that tells you why Dr. Haiselden is opposed to operating to save the lives of defective babies
"The law of heredity winds like a red thread through the family history of every criminal, of every epileptic, eccentric and insane person. Should we sit still and witness our civilization go into decay and fall to pieces without raising the cry of warning and applying the remedy?" -- Dr. August Forel, Zurick.
(NO CHILDREN ADMITTED.)
|Date:||April 1, 1917|
|Source:||Available at selected libraries|
|Keywords:||Advertising; Children; Crime; Death; Doctors; Entertainment; Epilepsy; Eugenics; Euthanasia; Heredity; Insanity; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Movies; Newspapers; Physical Disability; Popular Culture; Publicity|
|Note:||Thanks to Martin S. Pernick. This image appeared in his 1996 book, The Black Stork: Eugenics and the Death of "Defective" Babies in American Medicine and Motion Pictures Since 1915.|