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What are the Veneral Diseases? [pamphlet]

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Dates
1930
1940
Circa 1930-1940
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
Accession Number
005027001
Description
Small four page tan paper pamphlet folded and stapled in the fold with eight pages of contents concerning education on venereal diseases, including title page and back page; blue square with lack text on front and headings inside are in same blue text; five different subtitles written in blue follo…
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Accession Number
005027001
Author
Issued: Health League of Canada
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
MeSH Heading
Disease
Pamphlets
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Gonorrhea
Syphilis
Description
Small four page tan paper pamphlet folded and stapled in the fold with eight pages of contents concerning education on venereal diseases, including title page and back page; blue square with lack text on front and headings inside are in same blue text; five different subtitles written in blue followed by content written in black discussing important educational information on venereal diseases and continues onto the back of the pamphlet.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This pamphlet originally belonged to and was produced by the Health League of Canada, which was founded on the purpose of providing health education and promoting disease prevention. After the Health League of Canada discontinued, its records were moved to the National Archives of Canada in Ottawa and later discovered by Arthur Gryfe, a former MD and appointed archivist of the Health League of Canada, even though the group barely existed at the time of his appointment.
Maker
Health League of Canada
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
Circa 1930-1940
Material
paper: tan
ink: black, blue
Inscriptions
On front: "What are the // VENEREAL // DISEASES // ? // Issued by the // HEALTH LEAGUE OF CANADA // 111 Avenue Road, Toronto, Canada"; on inside: "WHAT ARE THE // VENEREAL DISEASES ?"; "IGNORANCE IS DANGEROUS"; "WHAT ARE THEY?"; "UNFOUNDED FEARS"; "HOW CAN WE AVOID VENEREAL // DISEASES?"; "WHERE CAN VENEREAL DISEASE // BE CURED?"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder B pg 2 a
Length
12.4 cm
Width
9.3 cm
Depth
0.05 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Pamphlet is slightly warped, as it does not lie completely flat; the staples holding the pamphlet together are also rusting on the inside.
Copy Type
original
Images
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What the War has done to stamp out Venereal Diseases: A Summary and a Summons [pamphlet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14949
Dates
1930
1940
Circa 1930-1940
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
Accession Number
005027003
Description
Small two page tan paper rectangular pamphlet folded and stapled in the fold with text in black print ink and contains eight pages of content including the title page; at the center of the title page is an arm, with a sleeve designed to look like the American flag, holding, or handing over to an un…
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Accession Number
005027003
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
MeSH Heading
Disease
Pamphlets
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Gonorrhea
Syphilis
Description
Small two page tan paper rectangular pamphlet folded and stapled in the fold with text in black print ink and contains eight pages of content including the title page; at the center of the title page is an arm, with a sleeve designed to look like the American flag, holding, or handing over to an unknown source, a pamphlet with the same title and image as this pamphlet; at the bottom of the title page it is described who it was printed by and where; the content on the title page is surrounded by a border consisting of two black lines in the shape of a rectangle with the innermost line being thicker than the outer line; the content of the pamphlet carries onto the last page of the pamphlet.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This pamphlet originally belonged to the Health League of Canada, which was founded on the purpose of providing health education and promoting disease prevention. After the Health League of Canada discontinued, its records were moved to the National Archives of Canada in Ottawa and later discovered by Arthur Gryfe, a former MD and appointed archivist of the Health League of Canada, even though the group barely existed at the time of his appointment.
Maker
The American Social Hygiene Association
Site Made (City)
New York City
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
Circa 1930-1940
Material
paper: light brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "What the War // has done to stamp // out Venereal Diseases // A // Summary // and a // Summons // Printed by // The American Social Hygiene Association, Inc. // Department of Public Information // 105 West 40th Street // New York City"; on the inside: "A SUMMARY AND A SUMMONS"; "FACTS PROVED BY THE WAR CAM- // PAIGN AGAINST VENEREAL // DISEASES"; "ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE WAR DEPART- // MENT, THE UNITED STATES PUBLIC // HEALTH SERVICE, AND UNOFFICIAL // AGENCIES DURING THE WAR:"; "A FEW FACTS ABOUT VENEREAL // DISEASES"; on the back: "(By official permission from the War Department // Comission on Training Camp Activities.)"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder B pg 2 a
Length
15.1 cm
Width
10.2 cm
Depth
0.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The staples holding the pamphlet together are slightly rusting on the inside; bottom left corner on the last page is slightly bent.
Copy Type
original
Images
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Tell me Doctor ... what are the Venereal Diseases? [pamphlet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14950
Dates
1930
1940
Circa 1930-1940
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
Accession Number
005027004
Description
Small two page cream paper rectangular pamphlet folded and glue at fold with black and red print ink and contains eight pages of content including the title page; at the center part of the title page is a red question mark, which is also part of the title; the title, which, aside from the question …
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Accession Number
005027004
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
MeSH Heading
Disease
Pamphlets
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Gonorrhea
Syphilis
Description
Small two page cream paper rectangular pamphlet folded and glue at fold with black and red print ink and contains eight pages of content including the title page; at the center part of the title page is a red question mark, which is also part of the title; the title, which, aside from the question mark, is written in black, starts from the top left corner of the title page and descends down to the center and bottom of the page; at the very bottom of the title page there is information on how it was printed in small writing; inside the pamphlet there is information on venereal diseases in black writing accompanied by red bolded and capitalized titles and various images, including a woman, a man, and another woman with her baby on page three, as well as an image of a mental hospital on page four and a group of doctors on page five.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This pamphlet originally belonged to the Health League of Canada, which was founded on the purpose of providing health education and promoting disease prevention. After the Health League of Canada discontinued, its records were moved to the National Archives of Canada in Ottawa and later discovered by Arthur Gryfe, a former MD and appointed archivist of the Health League of Canada, even though the group barely existed at the time of his appointment.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
Circa 1930-1940
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
On the front: "Tell me // Doctor ... // What are the // Venereal // Diseases // Reprinted with kind permission and certain modifications // from pamphlets of the British Ministry of Health and the // Venereal Disease Education Institute, Raleigh, N.C." There is also an image of a question mark; on the inside: "WHAT ARE THE // VENEREAL DISEASES?"; "IGNORANCE IS DANGEROUS"; "WHAT ARE THEY?"; "SYPHILIS"; "GONORRHOEA"; "UNFOUNDED FEARS"; "HOW CAN WE AVOID VENEREAL // DISEASES?"; "HOW CAN VENEREAL DISEASE BE // CURED?"; On the back: "REMEMBER THESE RULES:"; "HEALTH LEAGUE OF CANADA // (Social Hygiene Division) // 111 AVENUE ROAD – TORONTO 5, ONT."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder B pg 2 b
Length
14.4 cm
Width
8.6 cm
Depth
0.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Almost excellent, but the right corner on the first page is slightly bent.
Copy Type
original
Images
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Prostitution and the War [pamphlet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14951
Dates
1930
1940
Circa 1930-1940
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
Accession Number
005027005
Description
Medium-sized eight page cream paper rectangular pamphlet folded and stapled in the fold plus a heavy cardstock cover with a green cover and cream text; on the title page there is mentioning of the pamphlet number, title, author and an image of ten soldiers in uniform carrying rilfe above a descript…
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Accession Number
005027005
Author
Philip S. Broughton
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
MeSH Heading
Disease
Pamphlets
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Gonorrhea
Syphilis
Description
Medium-sized eight page cream paper rectangular pamphlet folded and stapled in the fold plus a heavy cardstock cover with a green cover and cream text; on the title page there is mentioning of the pamphlet number, title, author and an image of ten soldiers in uniform carrying rilfe above a description about how many soldiers have died on account of venereal diseases; nine of the soldiers are primarily cream coloured, but one of them is only outlined in cream with the rest of the soldier shaded green, blending in with the background to demonstrate that a portion of soldiers die from venereal diseases; there are thirty-two pages of content in black writing accompanied by bolded and capitalized titles and various images; these images show pictures pertaining to statistics around syphilis infections, the public agencies focusing on controlling venereal diseases, and how to check prostitution; the back of the pamphlet is a list of seventy-nine public affairs pamphlets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This pamphlet originally belonged to the Health League of Canada, which was founded on the purpose of providing health education and promoting disease prevention. After the Health League of Canada discontinued, its records were moved to the National Archives of Canada in Ottawa and later discovered by Arthur Gryfe, a former MD and appointed archivist of the Health League of Canada, even though the group barely existed at the time of his appointment.
Site Made (City)
New York City
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
The United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
Circa 1930-1940
Material
paper: green, cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "10c"; "PUBLIC AFFAIRS PAMPHLET No. 65"; PROSTITUTION // AND THE WAR"; "BY PHILIP S. BROUGHTON"; "THE MISSING MAN IN THE FRONT LINE"; "7,000,000 MAN DAYS LOST // TO THE AMERICAN ARMY IN WORLD WAR I // AS THE RESULT OF // VENEREAL DISEASES"; on the inside: "TWO MILLION SELECTEES BLOOD TESTED FOR SYPHILIS"; "BUILDING A PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM"; "PREVENTIVE MEASURES"; "PUBLIC AGENCIES WORKING TO CONTROL VENEREAL DISEASES"; "SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY"; "THE NATIONAL NEED FOR LOCAL ACTION"; on the back: "PUBLIC AFFAIRS PAMPHLETS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder B pg 3 a
Length
21 cm
Width
13.8 cm
Depth
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The colour is wearing off on the spine of the pamphlet; the top left corner is also worn out; there are blue stains on the back near the spine.
Copy Type
original
Images
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Let's Black Out Syphilis [leaflet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14952
Dates
1930
1940
Circa 1930-1940
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
Accession Number
005027006
Description
Medium-sized one page rectangular cream paper with black text folded in half with front page has a black background; on the front page, or title page, there are three spotlights shining upwards from the bottom of the page, with the lights converging at the top and hills are faintly illuminated by t…
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Accession Number
005027006
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
MeSH Heading
Disease
Pamphlets
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Syphilis
Description
Medium-sized one page rectangular cream paper with black text folded in half with front page has a black background; on the front page, or title page, there are three spotlights shining upwards from the bottom of the page, with the lights converging at the top and hills are faintly illuminated by the sun in the background near the top; the title is written in large bolded white letters at the top and center of the front page and at the bottom right is the name and location of the company responsible for the pamphlet's creation; there are three pages of content, not including the title page, discussing the why's and how's of stamping out syphilis, written in black ink with bolded and capitalized titles.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This pamphlet originally belonged to the Health League of Canada, which was founded on the purpose of providing health education and promoting disease prevention. After the Health League of Canada discontinued, its records were moved to the National Archives of Canada in Ottawa and later discovered by Arthur Gryfe, a former MD and appointed archivist of the Health League of Canada, even though the group barely existed at the time of his appointment.
Maker
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
Circa 1930-1940
Material
paper: black, cream
ink: black, white
Inscriptions
On the front: "Let's // BLACK OUT // SYPHILIS"; "METROPOLITAN LIFE // INSURANCE COMPANY // CANADIAN HEAD OFFICE // OTTAWA"; on the inside: "LET'S BLACK OUT SYPHILIS"; "WHY?; "HOW?"; on the back: "How you can help // to black out // syphilis ..."; "Your community looks // to you for // support ..."; "The fight against syphilis is a fight for // every person and for every community"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder B pg 2 b
Length
19.6 cm
Width
13.6 cm
Depth
0.05 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The colour on the front page is evenly faded; the colour on the edges are wearing out; the back of the pamphlet has a fair amount of dark stains.
Copy Type
original
Images
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Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Unit

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11699
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Dr. Roger C. Wales Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
007013001 a-f
Description
Imperatori treatment and diagnostic unit consists of enamelled vertical metal (a) carcass on four castors; front has five (b-f) drawers and a panel opening to pump; front also contains a control board with dials, switches and gages; back has a panel opening to electrical compartment; carcass is top…
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Accession Number
007013001 a-f
Collection
Dr. Roger C. Wales Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
Nasal Cavity
Description
Imperatori treatment and diagnostic unit consists of enamelled vertical metal (a) carcass on four castors; front has five (b-f) drawers and a panel opening to pump; front also contains a control board with dials, switches and gages; back has a panel opening to electrical compartment; carcass is topped by metal counter with various slots and clips; a hollow metal cylinder extends from middle of countertop and hosts a glass vial with metal cap; three rubber tubes extend from countertop, two of them end in metal nozzles; rubber tube connected to pump extends from carcass; electrical cord and plug extends from back of carcass; cabinet contained glass vials and assorted attachments.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - carcass - Size: Length 1.04 m x Width 62.0 cm x Depth 43.0 cm
b - drawer - Size: Length 45.5 cm x Width 41.0 cm x Depth 9.5 cm
c-d - drawer - Size: Length 41.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm x Depth 6.5 cm
e - drawer - Size: Length 41.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm x Depth 10.5 cm
f - drawer - Size: Length 45.6 cm x Width 41.0 cm x Depth 13.7 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Wales of Napanee, Ontario.
Maker
J. Sklar Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Similar to model found in catalogue published 1932-33
Material
metal: silver, white, black, yellow
paint: white, black
rubber: black, red
glass: clear, blue
fabric: black, white
wood: brown
Inscriptions
Imprinted on metal plate attached to control board: "DR. C.J. IMPERATORY // TREATMENT AND DIAGNOSTIC // UNIT // MANUFACTURED BY // J. SKLAR MAN'F'G. CO. BROOKLYN, N.Y."; Embossed on metal plates affixed to countertop: "SUCTION // PRESSURE;" Embossed on rubber wheels: "VICEROY // MADE IN CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-12-2
glass vials and assorted attachments in Storage Room 0010
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Condition Remarks
Enamel is chipped with major flaking occuring on all sides of carcass; rubber tubing is stiff, cracked and broken; rubber on wheels is worn; one of the wheels is missing rubber tire and rim is exposed; carcass stained throughout; metal nozzles calcified; rusting on carcass and major rusting inside electrical compartment
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
"The George P. Pilling & Son Co." catalogue, 1932-33, p. 136 (similar to model Y 1000); manual with artifact
Research Facts
Used for ear, nose and throat diagnosis and treatment; artifact contains mutliple instuments inside drawers and attached to countertop; instruments have been catalogued separately
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Directions for the use and Care of the Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Cabinet [Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Unit directions]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15261
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Dr. Roger C. Wales Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Ophthalmology
Archival, Items
Accession Number
007013002
Description
Rectangular tan paper directions leaflet titled Directions for the use and Care of the Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Cabinet; leaflet consists of a single piece of paper folded in half to form two double sided pages with product information, instructions and illustrations printed on all sides…
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Accession Number
007013002
Author
J. Skylar Manufacturing Co.
Collection
Dr. Roger C. Wales Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Ophthalmology
Archival, Items
MeSH Heading
Archival
Description
Rectangular tan paper directions leaflet titled Directions for the use and Care of the Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Cabinet; leaflet consists of a single piece of paper folded in half to form two double sided pages with product information, instructions and illustrations printed on all sides in black and red ink; instructions include how to operate machine, maintenance, safety warnings and information about components; one of additional items with Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Unit (007.013.001 a-f).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Wales of Napanee, Ontario.
Maker
J. Sklar Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Similar to model found in catalogue published 1932-33
Material
paper: tan
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on front page: "DIRECTIONS // FOR USE AND CARE OF THE // Imperatori Treatment // AND // Diagnostic Cabinet // BE SURE // TO READ THSES DIRECTIONS // BEFORE YOU ATTEMPT // TO OPERATE THIS // UNIT // MANUFACTURED BY // J. SKLAR MANUFACTURING. CO. // BROOKLYN, N.Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box 4
Length
24.0 cm
Width
16.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measured folded
Condition Remarks
Surface heavily grimy, with several folded corners and breaks in the paper along fold lines
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
"The George P. Pilling & Son Co." catalogue, 1932-33, p. 136 (similar to model Y 1000); manual with artifact
Research Facts
Part of Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Unit (007.013.001 a-f); Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Unit used for ear, nose and throat diagnosis and treatment.
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The Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Unit [Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Unit brochure]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15262
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Dr. Roger C. Wales Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Ophthalmology
Archival, Items
Accession Number
007013003
Description
Rectangular tan paper brochure titled The Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Unit; brochure consists of a single piece of paper folded in half to form two double sided pages with product information and illustrations printed on all sides in black and red ink; product information includes machine s…
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Accession Number
007013003
Author
J. Skylar Manufacturing Co.
Collection
Dr. Roger C. Wales Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Ophthalmology
Archival, Items
MeSH Heading
Archival
Description
Rectangular tan paper brochure titled The Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Unit; brochure consists of a single piece of paper folded in half to form two double sided pages with product information and illustrations printed on all sides in black and red ink; product information includes machine specifications, uses, components and additional accessories; decorative octagonal black paper stamp with company information embossed in gold lettering attached to bottom of inside page; one of additional items with Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Unit (007.013.001 a-f).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Wales of Napanee, Ontario.
Maker
J. Sklar Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Similar to model found in catalogue published 1932-33
Material
paper: tan, gold
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Front page: "The // IMPERATORI TREATMENT // and // Diagnostic Unit // COMPLETE // COMPACT // CONVENIENT // FOR SALE BY // THE J. F. HARTZ CO., Limited // Toronto and Montreal"; embossed on stamp on inside page: “THE // J. F. HARTZ CO. // LIMITED // PHYSICIAN’S SUPPLIES // TORONTO – MONTREAL”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box 4
Length
24.5 cm
Width
16.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measured folded
Condition Remarks
Surface heavily grimy, with several folded corners and breaks in the paper along fold lines
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
"The George P. Pilling & Son Co." catalogue, 1932-33, p. 136 (similar to model Y 1000); manual with artifact
Research Facts
Used for ear, nose and throat diagnosis and treatment; artifact contains mutliple instuments inside drawers and attached to countertop; instruments have been catalogued separately
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Motor Unit for Imperatori Outfit [directions sheet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15263
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Dr. Roger C. Wales Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Ophthalmology
Archival, Items
Accession Number
007013004
Description
Rectangular tan paper directions sheet titled Motor Unit for Imperatori Outfit; sheet is single piece of paper with product information and illustration printed on one side in black ink; product information includes instructions and warnings for operating motor unit for Imperatori Treatment and Dia…
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Accession Number
007013004
Author
J. Skylar Manufacturing Co.
Collection
Dr. Roger C. Wales Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Ophthalmology
Archival, Items
MeSH Heading
Archival
Description
Rectangular tan paper directions sheet titled Motor Unit for Imperatori Outfit; sheet is single piece of paper with product information and illustration printed on one side in black ink; product information includes instructions and warnings for operating motor unit for Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Unit; one of additional items with Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Unit (007.013.001 a-f).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Wales of Napanee, Ontario.
Maker
J. Sklar Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Similar to model found in catalogue published 1932-33
Material
paper: tan
ink: black
Inscriptions
Front page: "J. Skylar Manufacturing Co. // BROOKLYN - NEW YORK // Motor Unit for Imperatori Outfit // 7. MOTOR UNIT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box 4
Length
31.1 cm
Width
15.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measured open and flat
Condition Remarks
Surface heavily grimy, with numerous folded corners and breaks in the paper along fold lines
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
"The George P. Pilling & Son Co." catalogue, 1932-33, p. 136 (similar to model Y 1000); manual with artifact
Research Facts
Part of Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Unit (007.013.001 a-f); Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Unit used for ear, nose and throat diagnosis and treatment
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The Case for Premarital Blood Testing VD War Must Continue [leaflet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14953
Dates
1940
1950
Circa 1940-1950
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
Accession Number
005027007
Description
Medium-sized one page cream paper folded leaflet pamphlet with four pages of content including the title page; the first half of the title page from top to bottom has a blue background and inside the background is the title and statistics on cases of syphilis and gonorrhoea written in white and a s…
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Accession Number
005027007
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
MeSH Heading
Disease
Pamphlets
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Syphilis
Gonorrhea
Description
Medium-sized one page cream paper folded leaflet pamphlet with four pages of content including the title page; the first half of the title page from top to bottom has a blue background and inside the background is the title and statistics on cases of syphilis and gonorrhoea written in white and a subheading written in orange; there is also a large outline of a test tube on the top left of the front page; the bottom half of the title page has a cream white background mentioning the date of when cases of venereal diseases were reported, in blue and orange ink, and images of human figures coloured in orange, each one acting as a symbol and representing 500 people who were discovered to have a venereal disease during specific years; the content over the next two pages is printed in blue ink and has large bolded titles; on the back and fourth page the pamphlet urges readers to take the issue seriously; and at the bottom of the last page it states that the pamphlet acts as a message from the Health League of Canada.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This pamphlet originally belonged to the Health League of Canada, which was founded on the purpose of providing health education and promoting disease prevention. After the Health League of Canada discontinued, its records were moved to the National Archives of Canada in Ottawa and later discovered by Arthur Gryfe, a former MD and appointed archivist of the Health League of Canada, even though the group barely existed at the time of his appointment.
Maker
Health League of Canada
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1950
Circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Pamphlet shows statistics in the 1940's
Material
paper: cream, white
ink: blue, white, orange
Inscriptions
On the front: "The case for Premarital Blood Testing // VD WAR MUST CONTINUE!" // HERE'S WHY"; "1944 - Total number of reported cases of Gonorrhea & Syphilis - 38,757"; "1945 - Total number of reported cases of Gonorrhea & Syphilis - 40,515"; "Cases reported in // JAN. & FEB. // 1945 & 1946"; 1945 6,483 / 1946 8,136 // Each Symbol = 500 persons // 1,653 more cases // this year in 2 months"; on the inside: "VD War Not Over !"; "Protection of // Marriage and Newborn"; "Read These // Alarming Case Histories !"; on the back: "Something You Can Do ..."; "A message in the interests of Canadians // from the // HEALTH LEAGUE OF CANADA // (Social Hygiene Division) // 111 Avenue Road - TORONTO 5, ONT."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder B pg 3 a
Length
21.9 cm
Width
14.6 cm
Depth
0.01 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The bottom right and top right corners of the first page and the third page are slightly bent; the blue background on the title page shows some fading.
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail

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