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The Black Stork delivers a crying baby to Dr. Haiselden's door.  A sign on the door reads "Black Stork Babies Not Treated"
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Title: The Black Stork Delivers A Baby
Original caption: The eugenic photoplay -- "The Black Stork"
is being sold on a state rights basis by the
Sheriott Pictures Corporation
218 West 42nd Street
New York City
[On door] Dr. H.J. Haiselden
Black Stork Babies Not Treated!
Creator: n/a
Date: April 14, 1917
Format: Advertisement
Publication: Motography
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: p.2
Keywords: Advertising; Children; Death; Doctors; Economics; Entertainment; Entertainment, Leisure & Recreation; Eugenics; Euthanasia; H.F. Haiselden; Ideologies; Media; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Movies; New York; New York City, NY; Parenting; Physical Disability; Popular Culture; Publicity
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.