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Society for the Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

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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1914
Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

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

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1915
Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

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

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1918
Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

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.

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1920
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. 

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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."

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1921
Operation of the Injunction and Abatement Law in Kansas City

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

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1922
Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

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

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1922

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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October 31st 1923
Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

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

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1925
Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet, published November 4, 1926.

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1926
Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet, published October 21, 1927.

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1927
Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet, published October 30, 1928.

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1928
Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet published October 31, 1929.

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1929
Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet published October 17, 1930.

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1930
Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet published October 23, 1931.

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1931
Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet, published October 28, 1932.

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1932
Letter to Police Chief Phelan from Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice

Letter to Kansas City Police Chief Robert Phelan from the Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice. This letter details a number of "immoral houses" the Society has determined to be operating within city limits. This list pertains particularly to houses of prosititution. 

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August 9th 1932
Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet published November 24, 1933.

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1933
Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet published October 23, 1934.

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1934

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