The American Social Hygiene Association, Inc [1916]

The American Social Hygiene Association, Inc

105 West Fortieth Street, New York City

Charles W. Elliot, Cambridge, Mass
Abram W. Harris, Chicago, Ill.
David Starr Jordan
William T. Forster
Felix M. Warburg
Walter T. Sumner
Miss Jane Addams
R. Fulton Cutting
James Cardinal Gibbons
O. Edward Janney, M.D.
Henry L. Higginson, Boston, Mass.
Donald R. Hooker, M.D., Baltimore, Md
Abram W. Harris, Chairman
Thomas M. Balliet, New York Henry James, Jr. New York
Hugh Cabot, M.D. Boston Edward L. Keyes, Jr. M.D, New York
Mrs. Martha P. Falconer, Darlington, Pa. Delcevare King, Boston
Jerome D. Greene, New York Lawrence Litchfield, M.D. Pittsburgh
William A. Greer, New York James Bronson Reynolds, New York
Wirt W. Hallam, Chicago Mrs. Raymond Robins, Chicago
Robert W. Hebberd. Albany E. R. A. Seligman, New York
Thomas N. Hepburn, M.D. Hartford William F. Snow, M.D., New York
Mrs. Christian A. Herter, New York Mrs. Anna Garlin Spencer, Meadville, Pa.
Donald R. Hooker, M.D., Baltimore Percy Werner, St. Louis
Edward Jackson, M.D. Denver  
Secretary, ex officio
James Bronson Reynolds
Counsel, Law Department
Bascom Johnson
Assistant Counsel
William Freeman Snow, M.D.
General Secretary, Education Department
James H. Foster
Assistant Secretary
Central States Division
Walter Clarke, Field Secretary, 1949 People's Gas Bldg, Chicago, Ill
Western States Division
Thomas D. Eliot, Field Secretary, 637 Phelan Building, San Francisco, Calif.


Purpose: "The purpose of this Association shall be to acquire and diffuse knowledge of the established principles and practices and of any new methods, which promote or give assurance of promoting social health; to advocate the highest standards of private and public morality; to suppress commercialized vice; to organize the defense of the community by every available means, educational, sanitary, or legislative, against the disease of vice; to conduct on request inquiries into the present condition of prostitution and the venereal diseases in American towns and cities; and to secure mutual acquaintance and sympathy and cooperation among the local societies for these and similar purposes."

Membership: "Members of this Association shall be either individuals or societies." Individual members and their dues are grouped as follows: Founders: $1000 a year for three years or more; Patrons, $500 a year for a year or more; Benefactors, $250 a year for a year or more; Life members, $100 a year for a year or more; Sustaining Members , those who give $10 a year during their membership; Members, those who give $5 a year during their membership.

"Any society organized for or carrying out in whole or in part the general purposes specified in the constitution may be elected to membership in this Association upon payment of annual dues of not less than $10, but shall preserve its autonomy and independence as a local organization.


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