Hero Condom - Por el amor y la vida, usa cóndones (For Love and Life, Use Condoms)

Description:

This condom was distributed by the Health Education Resource Organization (HERO) of Baltimore, Maryland during the late 20th century. HERO was established in 1986 as a community-based organization to combat the spread of AIDS. The single foil-wrapped blue condom is enclosed in a blue cardboard envelope with white text on the cover that reads “Por el amor y la vida, usa condones” (For love and life, use condoms. The text on the inside upper of the envelope reads “Protégete y protége a tú pareja” (Protect yourself and your partner). The back of the envelope reads Hero/Health Education Resource Organization/945-AIDS/Baltimore Metro/251-1164/DC Metro/1-800-638-6252/Elsewhere in MD/HERO, 101 West Read Street, Suite 812, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201.

Date Made: ca 1987

Place Made: United States: Maryland, Baltimore

Associated Subject; Web Subject: Birth Control/ContraceptionHIV-AIDSLatinoSexually Transmitted DiseasesLGBTQSex

Subject:

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine

Exhibition:

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0207.04Accession Number: 1988.0207Catalog Number: 1988.0207.04

Object Name: Condomcontraceptive, condom

Measurements: overall: 7.3 cm x 7.3 cm x .3 cm; 2 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 1/8 inoverall: 3 in x 3 in x 1/8 in; 7.62 cm x 7.62 cm x .29972 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-113c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_892362

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