Commercialized Prostitution in New York City

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Century Company, 1913 - Prostitution - 334 pages
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Page 24 - ... leased, let, or hired out to be occupied, or is occupied as the home or residence of more than three families, living independently of another, and doing their cooking upon the premises, or by more than two families upon a floor, so living and cooking, but having a common right in the halls, stairways, yards, water-closets or privies, or some of them.
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Page 24 - tenement-house '' shall be taken to mean and include every house, building, or portion thereof, which is rented, leased, let or hired out to be occupied, or is occupied, as the home, or residence of three...
Page 267 - The New York State Reformatory for Women at Bedford Hills, New York, was opened for commitment in May, 1901.
Page 191 - A person who has contracted an infectious or other disease, in the practice of drunkenness or debauchery, requiring charitable aid to restore him to health; 4.
Page x - It does live rigidly up to its stated purpose, to "set forth as accurately and fully as possible the conditions of vice as they existed in New York city in 1912." Knowledge of conditions will lead to "an understanding of the various factors involved — physical, moral, social and economic.
Page vii - ... of the series to be issued by the Bureau of Social Hygiene, it is appropriate to state briefly the origin and plans of the Bureau and to indicate the place assigned to the present study in the scheme which the Bureau has undertaken to develop. The Bureau of Social Hygiene was created as a result of the work of the Special Grand Jury which investigated the white slave traffic in New York City in 1910.
Page viii - ... of which would not be dependent upon a temporary wave of reform nor upon the life of any man or group of men, but which would go on, generation after generation, continuously making warfare against the forces of evil. It also appeared that a private organization would have, among other advantages, a certain freedom from publicity and from political bias, which a publicly appointed commission could not easily avoid.
Page 51 - Prostitution in New York city is widely and openly exploited as a business enterprise. The exploiters, the scenes of their operations, their methods, their associations and their victims are all equally notorious. It is idle to explain away the phenomena on the ground that they are the results of the inevitable weakness of human nature ; human weakness would demand far fewer and less horrible sacrifices. Most of the wreckage, and the worst of it, is due to persistent, cunning and unprincipled exploitation...
Page 34 - The immediate increase was over 10,000 bedrooms. There being no actual demand for such an increase in hotel accommodations, the proprietors in many instances used them for purposes of assignation or prostitution, to meet the additional expense incurred.

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