"Are you coming back clean in Body?"

This YMCA pamphlet offered Canadian soldiers a lesson, albeit a belated one, on the dangers of prostitutes and sexually-transmitted diseases, and offered a warning to soldiers who might be returning to Canada "bearing the dishonorable marks of Venereal Disease."

Oswald C.J. Withrow, Coming Back (Toronto: Military Service Department of the National Council of Young Men's Christian Associations of Canada, 1919)

Coming Back.pdf (26.49 MB)
booklet, 20 pages, 7.6cm x 13.6cm
War, Memory and Popular Culture Archives - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
First World War