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Motion Picture Directory Ad for The Black Stork at the LaSalle.  The ad has a picture of a black stork with a baby in a bundle in its beak.
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Title: The Black Stork, Movie Advertisement
Original caption: La Salle Now -- All Seats 25c
Madison St. Near Clark
The World Famous Chicago Surgeon Dr. Harry J. Haiselden
By Jack Lait
A vivid pictorial drama that tells you why Dr. Haiselden is opposed to operating to save the lives of defective babies
9 A.M. to 11 P.M. Continuous -- All Seats 25c
Creator: n/a
Date: April 2, 1917
Format: Advertisement
Publication: Chicago Tribune
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: p.19
Keywords: Advertising; Chicago, IL; Children; Death; Doctors; Economics; Entertainment; Entertainment, Leisure & Recreation; Eugenics; Euthanasia; H.F. Haiselden; Ideologies; Illinois; Media; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Movies; 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.