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Water color of a black stork with a baby flying over a home with boarded up windows and a sign on the roof reading "Black Stork Stay Off"
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Title: The Black Stork State Rights Buyers Advertisement
Original caption: Dr. Haiselden's photoplay "The Black Stork" will drive deformed babies from the country. State Rights Buyers apply:
Sheriott Pictures Corporation
218 West 42nd Street
New York City
[On house] Black Stork Stay Off!
Creator: n/a
Date: March 10, 1917
Format: Advertisement
Publication: Exhibitor's Trade Review
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: p.935
Keywords: Advertising; Children; Death; Doctors; Economics; Entertainment; Entertainment, Leisure & Recreation; Eugenics; Euthanasia; H.F. Haiselden; Ideologies; Media; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Movies; Physical Disability; Popular Culture; Publicity; The Arts
Topics: Mass Media, Culture & The Arts
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.