BROWSE ITEMS TAGGED "VENEREAL DISEASE"
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No Greater Sin

"No Greater Sin" Movie Poster

1941

This movie about the dangers of venereal disease was promoted to military personnel by the Public Health Service...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Venereal Disease | World War II
Mom & Dad Film

Mom & Dad Film

ca. 1940s

The Public Health Service's foray into filmmaking was not without controversy. "Mom and Dad," shown to same-gender audiences of high school students...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Venereal Disease
Subversive Activities

Venereal Disease Films

ca. 1940s

The Public Health Service used a variety of media formats, including films that were widely distributed, to combat the spread of venereal disease...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Venereal Disease
Comic Books

comic Books

ca. 1950s

In an effort to educate the public about venereal diseases, the Public Health Service published comic books featuring colorful characters like...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Venereal Disease
Sports Facts

Sports Facts

1949-1951

The popularity of sports and their statistics supported the Public Health Service's somewhat subliminal venereal disease education campaign...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Venereal Disease
HIV / Aids

Hiv / Aids

February 5, 1988

Dr. James Curran, a pioneering HIV/AIDS expert, authored an article for Science Magazine in 1988 which recounted the rapid spread of the...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Venereal Disease
Tuskegee Syphilis Study

Tuskegee Syphilis Study

1932-1972

Records of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study confirm the deception perpetrated upon unsuspecting African-American male participants from...

Tags: Alabama | Health | Venereal Disease
Guatemala Syphillis Study

Guatemala Syphillis Study

1948

Dr. John C. Cutler, of the U.S. Public Health Service, conducted an infamous venereal disease study in Guatemala from 1946 to 1948...

Tags: Foreign Countries | Health | Venereal Disease