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


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


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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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