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Public health

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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American Social Health Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SW0045
Abstract The records chronicle the American Social Health (originally "Hygiene") Association's efforts to control and prevent venereal disease, prostitution, and drug addiction through educational, legal, and medical measures. The records reflect considerable interaction with the armed forces, particularly during periods of war or full mobilization. Field reports document conditions in individual cities and the influence of housing, recreation, sanitation, and other factors on vice and public health....
Dates: 1905-2005