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Checking Commercialized Vice in Kansas City

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. 

Date: 
1921
Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

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."

Date: 
1921
KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.