The American Social Hygiene Association, Inc [1918]

American Social Hygiene Association

105 West Fortieth Street, New York City

Charles W. Elliot, Cambridge, Mass
William Henry Welch, M.D. New York City

E. A. Alderman
Robert S. Brookings

William T. Foster
Felix M Warburg

Miss Jane Addams
R. Fulton Cutting
James Cardinal Gibbons
O. Edward Janney, M.D.
David Starr Jordan
Walter T. Sumner
William Henry Welch, M.D.
Henry L. Higginson, Boston, Mass.
Donald R. Hooker, M.D., Baltimore, Md
Abram W. Harris, Chairman
Thomas M. Balliet, New York Henry L. Higginson, Boston,
Maurice A. Bigelow, New York Donald R. Hooker, M.D., Baltimore
Hermann M. Biggs, M.D., New York Edward Jackson, M.D. Denver
Hugh Cabot, M.D. Boston Henry James, Jr. New York
Mrs. Henry D. Dakin, New York Edward L. Keyes, Jr. M.D, New York
William A. Evans, M.D., Chicago Delcevare King, Boston
Mrs. Martha P. Falconer, Darlington, Pa. Lawrence Litchfield, M.D. Pittsburgh
Livingston Farrand, M.D., New York Thomas S. McLane, New York
Raymond B. Fosdick, Washington, D.C. James Bronson Reynolds, New York
Jerome D. Greene, New York Mrs. Raymond Robins, Chicago
Thomas N. Hepburn, M.D. Hartford E. R. A. Seligman, New York
  William F. Snow, M.D., New York
  Mrs. Anna Garlin Spencer, Meadville, Pa.
  Percy Werner, St. Louis
William Freeman Snow, M.D.
General Secretary
Bascom Johnson
Walter Clarke
Educational Secretary
H. E. Kleinschmidt, M.D.
Medical Secretary

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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