Documents Tagged ‘venereal disease’

Mayor Woodruff: More Penicillin Needed

Archive Entry Date: 10/10/1944

A $1000 order of penicillin was urged to combat the city's growing “social problem”

Peoria Vice Hit By Government

Archive Entry Date: 3/18/1942

The Christian Century editorialized against Peoria as “the sinkhole of midwestern vice”

U.S. Plans To Close City to Men On Leave

Archive Entry Date: 01/28/1942

A spike in VD in Peoria led the US public health board to take action