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Poster showing ways to prevent trachoma.
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Title: How To Prevent Trachoma
From: Second Annual Report Of The National Committee For The Prevention Of Blindness
Original caption: Trachoma

How To Prevent Trachoma

Towels, washcloths, sponges, handkerchiefs and bedclothes used by a person who has trachoma should NEVER be used by anyone else

DISEASED eyes or WELL eyes should never be touched by DIRTY HANDS

Keep the washbasin always CLEAN

Consult a good oculist or go to the dispensary immediately if yoy have any indications or trouble with your eyes


Have plenty of FRESH AIR and SUNSHINE in your home

Sleep with the WINDOWS OPEN

Model Bedroom
Showing Separate beds even in crowded quarters
Separate Wash Cloths, Individual Towels, Brushes, etc.
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; Medicine & Science; Public Health; 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)