Spirochete Presented by the Federal Theater Division of WPA
SPIROCHETE is any bacterium of the order Spirochaetales including those causing syphilis and relapsing fever. This "theater" poster presenting "A living newspaper production of man's conquest of syphilis!" In the depression of the 1930's a federal stimulus stimulus program was created, the WPA. The Works Projects Administration (WPA) funded theaters, art and inspired lots of classic reminders of a wounded USA struggling colorfully to come out of the Depression. “Work Pays America-?Prosperity!”? New York Federal Art Project, Works Progress Administration.