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Posters

These posters, produced by or for the U.S. military in conjunction with campaigns that also employed films, come from the Prints and Photographs collection of the National Library. They can be downloaded from the NLM's Images in the History of Medicine website: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/ihm/index.html.

Poster shown in the film Medicine in Action
Poster shown in the film Medicine in Action: Pacific Enemy Number Two-Malaria (1944).
U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine & Surgery, 1945.
World War II-era health campaigns often used military metaphors to depict mosquitoes
World War II-era health campaigns often used military metaphors to depict mosquitoes.
U.S. GPO, 1944.
The 'Annie O. Pheles' anti-malaria campaign featured a seductive or criminal female malaria mosquito
The "Annie O. Pheles" anti-malaria campaign featured a seductive or criminal female malaria mosquito in several animated cartoons.
U. S. GPO, 1944.

Venereal disease campaign poster Wyeth & Bro., 1942.
Venereal disease campaign poster.
Wyeth & Bro., 1942.
Water purity campaign poster  U.S. War Dept., 1944.
Water purity campaign poster.
U.S. War Dept., 1944.
U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine & Surgery, 1945. Artist. Bob Bode.
U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine & Surgery, 1945.
Artist. Bob Bode.

Venereal disease campaign poster U.S. Public Health Service, ca. 1945. Artist: Leonard Karsakov.
Venereal disease campaign poster.
U.S. Public Health Service, ca. 1945.
Artist: Leonard Karsakov.
Venereal disease campaign poster U.S. Army, ca. 1942. Artist. Robert Riggs.
Venereal disease campaign poster.
U.S. Army, ca. 1942.
Artist. Robert Riggs.
Personal hygiene campaign poster
Personal hygiene campaign poster.
U.S. Public Health Service, 1942.
Artist: H. Price.