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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. 

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1921
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
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
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
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
Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet, published October 31, 1935.

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1935
The Informant, front cover

The Informant, a leaflet produced and distributed by the Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice in Kansas City. Published May 1936, this leaflet is dedicated to the issue of gambling in the Wetport District of Kansas City. 

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1936

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