Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice

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Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated
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Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet, published October 29, 1925.

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated
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Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet, published December 8, 1922. Contains the 9th Annual Report of the Secretary, written by Nat Spencer. 

Operation of the Injunction and Abatement Law in Kansas City
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Operation of the Injunction and Abatement Law in Kansas City, pamphlet published May 24, 1922.

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated
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Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet published December 6, 1921. Inside is a photograph of the front door of Annie Chambers's famous brothel with a sign posted on the door that reads "This building closed. For Sale. For Rent," captioned "After forty years."

Checking Commercialized Vice in Kansas City
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Checking Commercialized Vice in Kansas City, pamphlet published April 15, 1921. Within, Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice Secretary, Nat Spencer, offers a hopeful outlook for curbing the persistence of prostitution in Kansas City. 

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated
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Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet. Secretary's Annual Report, October 15, 1920. Includes an illustration titled "The most appreciated cemetery in Kansas City" depicting headstones with various vice interests listed on them.

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated
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Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet published July 15,1918.

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated
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Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet from 1915.

Society for the Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated
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Society for the Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet from 1914. States the overall purpose and aims of the society and details progress made in its first year of existence.

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Report published by the Kansas City Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice describing the actions of the society to combat local vice and to stay "the invidious and deathly march of human lechery and moral degeneracy in our midst." The group participated in the formation of the Injunction and Abatement bill through which "houses of prostitution are defined as nuisances," in taking action against Annie Chambers' "immoral resort," and in fighting "the allied evils of the liquor and drug habits" with the help of of local police and judges.

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