New York, NY
African American Patient Receiving
Photograph - Photograph
African American patient receiving treatment for syphilis in public health service clinic-on-wheels, Wadesboro, N.C. in the 1930s. Until the availability of penicillin in the 1940s, treatments for syphilis was the potentially toxic arsenic-containing drug Salvarsan.
December 4th, 2011
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