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Mother lies in bed after giving birth; message about the danger of passing on syphillis to newborns.
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Title: A Syphilitic Baby
From: Social Hygiene Posters
Original caption: Every child has the right to be well-born. If the father or the mother has syphilis, the child may be born dead or defective.
Creator:  American Social Health Association
Date: 1922
Format: Poster
Source: University of Minnesota Libraries, Social Welfare History Archives
Control no.: swhp0086
Keywords: American Social Health Association; Children; Death; Disease; Doctors; Eugenics; Family; Heredity; Hospitals; Media; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Parenting; Public Health; Public Relations; Sexuality; Social Hygiene; Venereal Disease; YMCA
Topics: n/a

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