Six loose leaves from a commital register (registre d’écrous) of the Châtelet, the central Paris jail, containing 71 entries regarding the commital of people between 24 April and 24 May 1412. These are the earliest surviving portions of the medieval registers of the Paris jail.
Illustration of AIDS ribbon with impressions of faces from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds along its length. Background shows a blurred image of the map of the world. In bottom right corner is the World AIDS Day symbol.
Translated additional poster text: If you or someone you love is HIV positive you need to know about ADAP plus; ADAP Plus is a program that helps people get medications, medical care, home care -- and now, the program can even help with insurance coverage. Best of all, it's free; State of New York. Department of Health; 1-800-542-2437.
Photo showing a wooden floor with a bag. Spilling from the bag are artifacts: plaid shorts, a billfold, pills, a subscription for AZT, and three photographs. The photo evokes scenes from the motion picture Dimanche matin à Marseille, which consists of three film shorts named after the main characters in each: Renaud, Catherine, Béranger. The film shorts cover episodes from the lives of three people whose lives have been touched by AIDS.
Depicts a column of four AIDS ribbons against a white background, a progression from bright red fading to nearly-white (or transparent). Suggests that while the AIDS remembrance ribbon may fade away, AIDS remains. Encourages AIDS awareness.
Graphic depiction of a nude woman's pelvic area with pubic hair shaved in the shape of a coffin. Poster suggests (unprotected?) sexual intercourse is a potentially fatal risk for the contraction of the AIDS virus.
Poster uses a photograph of an eyeball placed in the center of the poster, splitting the text to the sides to suggest the idea of someone with blinders on. In red letters, the name "Observatoire international des prisons," a French organization working for the defense of rights of prisoners, is repeated throughout the text. Text lists facts about conditions of prisons, treatment of prisoners, and human rights violations around the world.
On an orange background, a black and white photograph depicts the hands of two people exchanging a syringe. Poster warns of the threat of HIV transmission caused by sharing needles, and provides telephone numbers for the AIDS hotlines SIDA Info Service and Drogues Info Service.
Poster consists of two black and white photographs separated by a line of pink text on a gray background. The top photograph depicts a man walking a dog during the daytime with his arm around a woman. The bottom photograph depicts the same man walking the same dog at night, and approaching a man who is sitting on a park bench. The poster suggests that the man is in a sexual relationship with both people, and that he should practice safe sex to protect them.
Poster depicts a black and white photograph of a man and woman embracing in bed. It suggests that an unprotected sexual experience may become unforgettable because it results in AIDS. Poster also provides a phone number for an AIDS hotline, the SIDA Info Service, as well as contact information for the Comité francaiss d'éducation pour la santé (CFES)
Poster consists of black and white text on an orange background. Text promotes HIV testing as a matter of individual responsibility, and gives information about when an HIV test is, or is not, obligatory.
Objects commonly found in the workplace are pictured with captions explaining that they are not means for transmission of the AIDS virus: Coffee mug, ashtray, bar of soap, postage stamps, telephone receiver, scissors, awl, screwdriver, pencil, toilet seat, compass, razor knife, first aid kit, bottled water, french fries, a fork in a piece of pie, a pair of partially-full wine glasses, and a hand shake. Also depicted is a condom in a foil packet.
Yellow and orange background with black text. Color illustration of part of a house and the sun. Promotes the services of Sol En Si, a support group created in 1990 to help families with children who are HIV positive or have AIDS. Poster lists telephone numbers for Sol En Si sites in Paris, Bobigny, Bois Colombes, Marseille, Nice and Cayenne.