Tuskegee Syphilis Study

Records of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study confirm the deception perpetrated upon unsuspecting African-American male participants from Macon County, Alabama. The United States Public Health Service consciously decided not to treat the men who were afflicted with the disease so that they could study the effects of the illness.

Subject

Tuskegee Syphilis Study | Sexually transmitted diseases

Creator

Records of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Record Group 442

Source

Tuskegee Syphilis Administrative Files, 1929-1972

Date

1932-1972

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Textual Document, 9 pages | Still Image, 14 photos

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 281640

Coverage

Tuskegee (Ala.)

Original Format

Paper | Photographic Print
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