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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

Some General Facts on Venereal Disease [pamphlet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14948
Dates
1928
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
Accession Number
005027002
Description
Small three page tan paper pamphlet folded and stapled in fold with black print with eleven pages of content including the title page; front page has the crest of the Ontario Provincial Department of Health and above the crest is the title of the pamphlet and the pamphlet number; below the crest st…
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Accession Number
005027002
Author
Ontario Provincial Department of Health
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
MeSH Heading
Disease
Pamphlets
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Gonorrhea
Syphilis
Description
Small three page tan paper pamphlet folded and stapled in fold with black print with eleven pages of content including the title page; front page has the crest of the Ontario Provincial Department of Health and above the crest is the title of the pamphlet and the pamphlet number; below the crest states where the pamphlet was published, when it was published and by whom, and surrounding this information, the title, and the back of the pamphlet is blank.
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
The Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1928
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: light brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "Pamphlet No. V. D. 1 // 10M-Nov.-1928 // Some General Facts // on // Venereal Diseases // Ontario // Provincial // Department of Health; Toronto: // Printed and Published by the Printer to the // King's Most Excellent Majesty // 1928 // FREE"; also on the front: the crest of the Ontario Provincial Department of Health between "Diseases" and "Ontario"; inside pamphlet: "SOME GENERAL FACTS ON // VENEREAL DISEASES"; "SEX HYGIENE PAMPHLETS"; "VENEREAL DISEASES"; "SYPHILIS"; "INFECTION"; "GONORRHOEA"; "HOW THE DISEASE SPREADS"; "INCUBATION PERIOD"; "SYMPTOMS"; "SOME OF THE COMPLICATIONS OF GONORRHOEA"; "IMPORTANT RULES FOR THOSE // HAVING GONORRHOEA"; "IMPORTANT "DO NOTS" FOR THOSE // HAVING GONORRHOEA"; "FACTS TO BE REMEMBERED ABOUT // GONORRHOEA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder B pg 2 b
Length
14.7 cm
Width
7.6 cm
Depth
0.05 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Almost excellent, but there is a small rip at the bottom of the pamphlet in the crease between pages two and three.
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail

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
Less detail

What are the Veneral Diseases? [pamphlet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14947
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
Less detail