Asiatic Flu poster, 1957
Designed by Frank Pinchak

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Title

Asiatic Flu poster, 1957
Designed by Frank Pinchak

Description

This poster, created by a New Jersey pharmacist to encourage vaccination during the 1957 pandemic, contains a racially stereotyped depiction of an Asian man stepping out from East Asia. A dotted line traces the spread of the pandemic from Asia to the U.S.

Source

David J. Sencer CDC Museum Archives

Citation

“Asiatic Flu poster, 1957
Designed by Frank Pinchak,” CDC Museum Digital Exhibits, accessed June 23, 2024, http://www.cdcmuseum.org/items/show/1234.