Programme of Social Hygiene Legislation of the National League of Women Voters

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Title

Programme of Social Hygiene Legislation of the National League of Women Voters

Description

This pamphlet was created by Dr. Valeria H. Parker, National Chairman of the Social Hygiene Committee of the National League of Women Voters, and outlines outlines the League's general platform and stances regarding the abolition of commercialized prostitution, venereal disease control, and "delinquents, minors and defectives." Similarly, this pamphlet includes legislation and congressional appropriations endorsed by the National League of Women Voters.

"The Social Hygiene Committee of the National League of Women Voters believes in the right of the individual to knowledge of laws of physical, mental and racial health, and stands ready to lend its support to public appropriations for agencies qualified to disseminate such education."

Creator

Parker, Valeria H.

Source

M 86 Box 1, Roberta Wellford Collection of Women's Rights Ephemera 1915-1956, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Publisher

National League of Women Voters

Date

1920, February 16

Contributor

Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Rights

This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested.

Notes

Learn more:
Some Social Causes of Prostitution, Social Welfare History Project
American Social Health Association, Social Welfare History Project

Citation

Parker, Valeria H., “Programme of Social Hygiene Legislation of the National League of Women Voters,” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed December 14, 2017, http://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/104.