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September 27, 1913

Commercializing Prostitution in New York City.

JAMA. 1913;61(13_part_1):1063. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04350130057029

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This report is the most elaborate and exhaustive of any yet issued. While covering much the same ground as the report of the Chicago Vice Commission, the experience of the Investigator in preparing the first report is noticeable in the last one. The work in both cities was under the direction of Mr. George J. Kneeland. Three other volumes are planned for the present series, the object of the bureau being to collect, study and publish accurate and reliable information regarding the world-wide character of the traffic in vice. Two volumes will deal with the condition of social morals in the leading cities of Europe and with European police systems. The fourth volume will be based on studies made in different cities of the United States.

The material in the present volume is divided into two parts: first, the information secured and tabulated by Mr. Kneeland of actual conditions in

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