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A poster showing where trachoma occurs.
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Title: A Common Dangerous Disease
From: Second Annual Report Of The National Committee For The Prevention Of Blindness
Original caption: A Common Dangerous Disease

Trachoma is found in every part of America
In the Mountains
Among the Indians
In the Crowded City

18% of the pupils in one State School for the Blind
20% of all the American Indians
Victims of Trachoma

There are 33,000 Cases in One Southern State.

Second only to tuberculosis. Its increase is alarming.
U.S. Indian Service Report

I would rather have my child have small pox.
A Noted Oculist

Action Needed Now
Creator: n/a
Date: November 1916
Format: Poster
Publisher: National Committee for the Prevention of Blindness, New York
Source: Mount Holyoke College Library
Control no.: IZB B2, Cutter Collection
Location: following p.10
Keywords: Advocacy; Blind; Diagnoses & Diseases; Disease; Health & Medicine; Medicine & Science; Native American; Public Health; Public Health & Welfare; Sensory Disability; Service Organizations; Trachoma
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Science, Health & Technology; Social Movements & Advocacy
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Objects From This Artifact:
- A Common Dangerous Disease (still)
- A Detriment To Self And Others (still)
- Exhibit On Trachoma (still)
- How To Prevent Trachoma (still)
- It Can Be Controlled (still)
- Trachoma Is Communicable (still)