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Poster showing individuals made blind from trachoma.
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Title: A Detriment To Self And Others
From: Second Annual Report Of The National Committee For The Prevention Of Blindness
Original caption: A Detriment to Self and Others

Excluded from School
Out of a Job
A Burden on Society

Trachoma is a dangerous and common disease

It Is Catching
It Is Preventable

If neglected it will cause partial or total Blindness

Needlessly blind from trachoma
Creator: n/a
Date: November 1916
Format: Poster
Publisher: National Committee for the Prevention of Blindness, New York
Source: Mount Holyoke College Library
Control no.: IZB B2, Cutter Collection
Location: following p.10
Keywords: Advocacy; Blind; Diagnoses & Diseases; Disease; Health & Medicine; Medicine & Science; Public Health & Welfare; Sensory Disability; Service Organizations; Trachoma
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Science, Health & Technology; Social Movements & Advocacy
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Objects From This Artifact:
- A Common Dangerous Disease (still)
- A Detriment To Self And Others (still)
- Exhibit On Trachoma (still)
- How To Prevent Trachoma (still)
- It Can Be Controlled (still)
- Trachoma Is Communicable (still)