Diphtheria Strikes

Title

Diphtheria Strikes

Description

This poster is one of the 907 posters produced by Work Projects Administration (WPA) from 1936 to 1943 by various branches of the WPA.The posters were designed to publicize exhibits, community activities, theatrical productions, and health and educational programs in seventeen states and the District of Columbia, with the strongest representation from California, Illinois, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. The results of one of the first U.S. Government programs to support the arts.

Creator

Chicago Department of Health

Date

1941

Source

http://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/cph/3f00000/3f05000/3f05100/3f05171r.jpg

Relation

Rights

Poster for the Chicago Department of Health, showing a flying disc "Toxoid" preventing a lightning bolt from striking a child.

Source: WPA Posters. (n.d.). Library of Congress. Retreieved from Oct 14, 2012, from http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/wpapos/

Publisher

Library of Congress

Contributor

Library of Congress

Format

Medium: Poster

Language

English

Type

Poster

Identifier

Diphtheria Strikes, Posters, WPA, FDR, Diseases

Coverage

United States

Files

http://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/cph/3f00000/3f05000/3f05100/3f05171r.jpg

Reference

Chicago Department of Health, Diphtheria Strikes, Library of Congress, 1941

Cite As

Chicago Department of Health, “Diphtheria Strikes,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed June 28, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/250.