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The Right to Marry

North Dakota Department of Public Health, 1913. A disturbingly ableist and discriminatory booklet published for the general public, warning against syphilis and other sexually transmitted infections by claiming that "feeble-minded", weak, "sexually immoral", or epileptic children are all results of sexual promiscuity and venereal disease. Sexual health as patriotic duty emphasized.
12mo (7.5" by 4.75"), pp. 8, stapled in original illus. wrps. illustrated with image of bride and groom with floral border. Very good. Light toning.

Price: $225.00

Item #23001377

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