100 Years Ago Today: Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and VDs, Oh My!

Herald Democrat, February 26, 1919 Dr. Alice L. Goetz (née Littlejohn) was a lecturer on the subject of sexually transmitted infections, then known as venereal diseases, from the late 1910s into the 1920s. She joined the Bureau of Social Hygiene in 1920, which operated under the State Board of Health as a part of the …

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