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PERSONAL GROWTH LEAFLETS. Complete set of 101 leaflets, listed in January 1942
Journal of National Education Association. $1.00.

To PARENTS IN WARTIME. Children's Bureau, Department of Labor, 1942. Gov-
ernment Printing Office. 5.

TODAY'S GIRLS TOMORROW'S WOMEN. Girls' Service League of America.

WAR MARRIAGES. Girls' Friendly Society, 386 Fourth Ave., New York City. 15.

WAR WEDDINGS DEAR MARY : A LETTER TO A WAR BRIDE. Janet Fowler Nelson.
Prepared at request of U8O, YWCA staff. 10 cents. The Woman's Press,
600 Lexington Ave., New York City.

Of General Interest

ATTACKING ON SOCIAL WORK'S THREE FRONTS. Shelby M. Harrison. New York,

Russell Sage Foundation, 1942. 30 p. 15^.
BULLETINS: How TO MAKE THEM MORE EFFECTIVE. Social Work Publicity

Council, 130 E. 22nd St., New York. May, 1942. 50c*.
MATERIAL FOR THE CLASSROOM. Florida Curriculum Laboratory, University of

Florida College of Education, Gainesville, Florida. 1942.
PRICE LISTS OF INEXPENSIVE TEACHING MATERIALS. A kit compiled by Prof.

Hugh B. Wood, University of Oregon. 25^.

PSYCHIATRIC ASPECTS OF CIVILIAN MORALE. New York, Family Welfare Asso-
ciation, 122 E. 22nd St. 50tf.

THE PUBLIC HEALTH MANUAL. U. S. Junior Chamber of Commerce.
SYPHILIS CASE-FINDING PROGRAM IN NEGRO COLLEGES. Paul B. Comely. Re

printed from American Journal of Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Venereal Diseases.

12 p.
VENEREAL DISEASE CONTROL AS PART OF WAR EFFORT. Herman Goodman, M.D.

New York, Medical Lay Press, 1942.

495



496 JOURNAL OP SOCIAL HYGIENE

WHAT Do You KNOW ABOUT VENEREAL DISEASES? Leaflet, Provincial Board of

Health, British Columbia.
YOUR COMMUNITY IN THE WAB. A guidebook of Home Front Activities. Chicago,

Kiwanis International. 10$.
YOUTH AND NATIONAL DEFENSE. Washington, Aleph Zadik Aleph (B'nai B'rith

Youth organization), 1941.

IN THE PERIODICALS

Of General Interest

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH. May, 1942. Training of Medical Per-
sonnel in Syphilis Control. Frie, Kampmeier and Keller, p. 495.

April, 1942. Workers' Health Education. Elizabeth G. Pritchard. p. 395.

BULLETIN OF NATIONAL TUBERCULOSIS ASSOCIATION. August, 1942. Exhibit
Ideas. Bruno Gebhard. p. 122.

HEALTH NEWS. New York State Department of Health, December 15, 1941.
Public Health Council Advocates Suppression of Prostitution in Vicinity of
Military Establishments, p. 199.

INDUSTRIAL MEDICINE. July, 1942. Cardiovascular Syphilis in the Active Period
of Life. J. Harold Kotte, M.D. p. 323.

July, 1942. Women and Wartime Health Problems. Milton H. Kronen-
berg, M.D. p. 333.

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. March 7, 1942. Premarital
Examination Laws in the United States. G. F. Forster and H. J. Shaugh-
nessy. p. 790.

MACHINISTS' MONTHLY JOURNAL. February, 1942. Syphilis Expensive to Indus-
try, p. 87.

MILITARY SURGEON. October, 1942. Contact-reporting in Venereal Disease Con-
trol. By F. W. Reynolds, M.D. p. 432.

POLICE CHIEFS' NEWS LETTER. August-October, 1942. A Brief Eeview of the
IACP War Conference in New fork City. (See section on Social Protection
Standards in Wartime.) p. 9.

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING. July, 1942. Health of the Worker. Burri and
Mumford.

October, 1942. Problems in Tax-supported Medical Care. By Gertrude

Sturges, M.D. p. 556.

July, 1942. Wartime Adjustments. Krueger, Sheahan, Howell, Perrott,



Myers and Wells.

SOCIAL SERVICE EEVIEW. June, 1942. How Fares the Battle Against Prostitution.
Jean B. Pinney.

SOCIAL PROGRESS. March, 1942. USO and the Church. Harper Sibley. p. 15.

SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL. January, 1942. Syphilis Among Selective Service
Eegistrants in a Southern County. A. I. Perley, M.D. p. 65.

STATE GOVERNMENT. May, 1942. Progress Eeport on State War Legislation.
p. 107.

VENEREAL DISEASE INFORMATION. January, 1942. Bole of Open Houses of
Prostitution in the Spread of Venereal Diseases in a Southwestern Can-
tonment Area. Bascom Johnson, Jr. p. 15.

Concerning Children, Marriage and Family Life

AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW. 6:499. 1941. Becent Trends in Family

Besearch. Ernest R. Mowrer.
COLLEGE HEALTH REVIEW. December, 1941. Sex Education at the College Level.

Modjeska Simkins. p. 4.
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION. January, 1942. Some Facts

About a Young Married People's Group. James A. Peterson, p. 20.
JOURNAL OF HEREDITY. December, 1941. Eugenics and the Family. Eugene L.

Belisle. p. 446.
Helping Young America to Besponsible Parenthood. Frank Lorimer.

p. 449.
JOURNAL OF HOME ECONOMICS. September, 1942. Community Action to Meet

Family Needs. M. W. Brown, p. 436.



PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED 497

LIFE. November 16, 1942. Juvenile Delinquents.

Eight Handling Can Eeduce Youth Crime. John D. Rockefeller, III.

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIVING. November, 1941. A Plan for Successful Mar-
riages. J. K. Folsom. p. 85.

MEDICAL WOMAN'S JOURNAL. August & September, 1942. Legal and Social
Aspects of Syphilis in Relation to Marriage and the Family. By Wendy
Stewart, M.D. p. 268.

NATIONAL PARENT-TEACHER. March, 1942. Sex in Its Teens. Aimee Zillmer.
p. 24.

September, 1942. War Marriages ... 48 Hours' Leave. Jean C.

Mendenhall. p. 25.

May, 1942. War Supplement, p. 35.



NATION'S SCHOOLS. August, 1942. Must It Always Be Taboo? The case for

sex education in high school. C. E. Evans, p. 21.
READER 's DIGEST. August, 1942. The Bright Shield of Continence. Gene Tunney.

p. 43. (See also p. 473, JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HYGIENE.)
November, 1942. Will War Marriages Work? Forum by Lewis Browne

and David Seabury, with comment by Valeria H. Parker, p. 14.
SOCIAL FORCES. 19:519. 1941. Education for Family Life and National Defense.

E. R. Groves.

October, 1942. Adventures with Undergraduates in Their Education

for Marriage. W. H. Morgan, p. 82.

SOCIAL SERVICE REVIEW. March 1942. Number on The Effect of War and Civil

Defense on Children: the British Experience.
SURVEY GRAPHIC. January, 1942. Marriage Eepair Shop. By Gretta Palmer.

p. 33.
WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION. April, 1942. Being Born Is Safer Now. F. H.

Richardson, p. 52.

December, 1942. Should Marriage Wait? Anne Maxwell, p. 58.



Additional copies of
This YOUTH IN WARTIME number

of the

JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HYGIENE
may be secured for 35 cents a copy, postpaid.

Reprints of most of the articles and items from the Table of Contents
are available at 10 cents each, $5.00 per hundred.

The bibliography, Social Hygiene Aids for Youth and Youth Leaders
may be obtained free of charge.

Address

THE AMERICAN SOCIAL HYGIENE ASSOCIATION
1 790 Broadway, New York, N. Y.



THE AMERICAN SOCIAL HYGIENE ASSOCIATION

organized in 1914, is the national voluntary agency for social hygiene.

At present, with emphasis on war needs, the Association undertakes

to promote an " 8-point program on the 48 state fronts ". . .

I . Rally more citizens to fight syphilis and best safeguard against " bad times in bad

gonorrhea and commercialized prostitution company "; to clean up community condi-

through community action. Train leaders to tions leading to delinquency; to aid victims

guide such action, and teach others. of bad conditions make a new start, particu-

T if .1 / .t i jt larly women, girls and young men exploited

I L I 9 / 6 ?A m T " P e P /e .'* by the prostitution racketeers,

truth about these dangerous diseases how

they attack the nation's strength, how they 6. Help health officers, physicians, pharma-

may be avoided, how cured. cists, nurses, social workers and other trained

3. Aid employers and workers, especially in P e " ns ' d ." v f ou > '* /enereo/ disease
war industries, to strengthen manpower and ??* s ond charlatans; to g,ye sound counsel
stop financial loss and needless suffering by :/ec/ P er * s -

striking at syphilis and gonorrhea. 7 Help parenfSi / e ocAe and church leaden

4. Lessen opportunities for exposure to ve- provide suitable sex education for children
nereal diseases by helping to enforce exist- ond youth and practical preparation for
ing laws against the commercialized prost'i- marriage, parenthood and family life,
tution racket; advise and assist in securing c , ,

better laws where needed. 8 ' S ^ no/ ' ono/ a " d . c n '>Y COIK/I/IOIII

and programs, official and voluntary, and

5. Help communities to provide " good times keep all concerned informed regarding
in good company " for young people as the progress and results, in peace or in war.

The Association needs money to continue and enlarge these services. As a

voluntary organization, its work is supported by gifts and membership

dues. Most contributions range from $5 to $100. Annual dues

are $2.00. Please send your check to

THE AMERICAN SOCIAL HYGIENE ASSOCIATION
1790 Broadway, New York, N. Y.

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

Honorary President: EDWARD L. KITES, M.D.

President: RAY LYMAN WILBUB, MJ).*

Vice-Presidents

SEWELL L. A VERY FRANK H. LAHEY, M.D.

MRS. CHESTER C. BOLTON JOHN H. STOKES, M J>.

Secretary: MAURICE A. BIGELOW*
Treasurer: TIMOTHY N. PFEIFFER
Chairman of the Executive Committee: WILLIAM F. SNOW, M.D.

Executive Director: WALTER CLARKE, M.D.
Chairman of the General Advisory Committee: THOMAS PARHAN, M.D.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHARLES H. BABCOCK ALAN JOHNSTON*

GEORGE BAEHR, M.D.* Ross T. MCINTIRE, M.D.

ROBERT H. BISHOP, JR., M.D.* RT. REV. ARTHUR R. MCKINSTRY

BAILEY B. BURRITT * JAMES C. MAGEE, M.D.

ALBERT J. CHESLEY, M.D. PHILIP R. MATHER*

Louis I. DUBLIN FRED T. MURPHY, M.D.

KENDALL EMERSON, M.D.* THOMAS PARRAN, M.D.

ROBERT P. FISCHELIS PERCY S. PELOUZE, M.D.

IRA V. HISCOCK ALPHONSE M. SCHWITALLA, 8.J.

MERRITT* W. IRELAND, M.D.* WILUAM F. SNOW, MJX*

COMMITTEE ON WAS ACTIVITIES
PHILIP R. MATHER, Chairman

SEWELL L. AVERY FRED T. MUBPHY, M.D.

MERRITTE W. IRELAND, M.D. WILLIAM F. SNOW, MJX

* Member of Executive Committee.



CONTENTS OF RECENT ISSUES

APRIL, 1942
Social Hygiene in Wartime. I.

The Program in Action in the States and Communities, Part I.

Editorial

Introduction

State and Community Summaries Alabama to Kansas

MAY, 1942
Social Hygiene in Wartime. I.

The Program in Action in the States and Communities, Part II.
State and Community Summaries, continued. Kentucky New York

JUNE, 1942
Social Hygiene in Wartime. I.

The Program in Action in the States and Communitiea, Part III.
State and Community Summaries, continued

North Carolina to Wyoming

U. 8. Possessions Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii
National Agencies



OCTOBER, 1942

Social Hygiene in Wartime. II.
Prostitution, Social Protection and the Police.

The New Offensive Along the Police Front Eliot Ness

Recommendations for Improving Procedures in Dealing with Prostitution Cases
in New York City

Local Control of Prostitution in Wartime Eugene T. Weatherly

Planning for " The Kind of Help They Need "

A Study of Protective Measures in the City of Boston

Police and Health Department Functions in Repressing Prostitution and Con-
trolling Venereal Diseases W. F. Snow

No Certification for Prostitutes Walter Clarke

Commercialized Prostitution and Disease Transmission in New York City

Walter Clarke

Editorial:

War and the Coming Winter on the Social Hygiene Front

FUTURE ISSUES

DECEMBER, 1942
Social Hygiene Day Number.

JANUARY, 1943

Social Hygiene in Wartime. IV.
The National Voluntary Agencies in Action.




Vdl. 28 December, 1942 No. 9






Journal

of





Social Hygiene in Wartime. IV.
Social Hygiene Day Number.



CONTENTS

Suggestions for Organizing a Community Social Hygiene Program 499

Some Aspects of Venereal Disease Prevention in Wartime. . . .Thomas B. Turner 518

Getting Social Protection Across Ray H. Everett 521

" When Brothels Close, V.D. Rates Go Down " Bascom Johnson, Jr 525

Does Your State Need New Social Hygiene Laws? George Gould 536

Editorials :

Social Hygiene Takes Battle Stations for 1943 548

Those Same Old Questions 551

National Events 552

Index for 1942 . . 565



Social Hygiene Day
February 3, 1943



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necessarily endorse or assume responsibility for opinions expressed or statements
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EDITORIAL BOARD

C.-E. A. WINSLOW, Chairman

JOSEPH K. FOLSOM WILLIAM F. SNOW

EDWABD L. KEYES JOHN H. STOKES

JOHN C. WABD

JEAN B. PINNEY, MANAGING EDITOR
WILLIAM F. SNOW, EDITORIAL CONSULTANT

The JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HYGIENE is supplied to active members of the American
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Published monthly (nine issues a year) for the Association by the Boyd Printing
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Copyright, 1942, by The American Social Hygiene Association, Inc.
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A DOZEN WAYS TO MARK THE DAY

NATIONAL SOCIAL HYGIENE DAY
February 3, 1943

A Community Meeting: Cooperate with other interested agencies, both
official and voluntary, in arranging an open meeting, to which the public is
invited. The Social Hygiene Day kit, available without charge to sponsoring
agencies, contains suggestions on program building.

A Group Meeting: Make the program of your regular meeting nearest to
February 3rd a Social Hygiene Day program. The kit contains background
material for your speakers.

Social Hygiene Regional Conference: If you live in one of the cities planning
an all-day session, made up of a number of meetings, plan to attend. These
include Buffalo, New York City, Atlanta, Omaha, Salt Lake City, Seattle, and
Portland, Oregon. Write to the American Social Hygiene Association for
further information about them.

Social Hygiene Sunday: Ask the clergymen of your community to consider
delivering a sermon on social hygiene objectives, on either Sunday, January
31st, or the first Sunday in February (the 7th). Offer to supply material
from your kit for their use in preparing an address.

Newspaper Publicity: Write to the editor of your newspaper and ask him
to run an editorial about Social Hygiene Day and its objectives, a feature
story about syphilis or gonorrhea, and a neAvs story about your meeting plans.
The Social Hygiene Day kit of program and publicity aids contains suggested
releases. Help by giving this material wide distribution.

Other Publications: If your organization has a news sheet or other publi-
cation, carry a special item about Social Hygiene Day. Some of the text of
the folder, Social Hygiene Takes Battle Stations, may be used, or a special
short statement obtained from the American Social Hygiene Association.

Radio Programs : Ask your local station manager to schedule a special Social
Hygiene Day talk on February 3rd. Perhaps he can carry the address of one
of the speakers at your meeting. The Social Hygiene Day kit carries the
script of a new radio round-table discussion, designed for use at the time of
Social Hygiene Day, and a sheet of spot announcements for radio use.

Films: Plan to use one or more of the American Social Hygiene Association's
one-reel talking films as part of your meeting program. These include
In Defense of the Nation, Plain Facts about Syphilis and Gonorrhea, and
With These Weapons, the latter in both English and Spanish versions, and
Health Is A Victory. Any one of these pictures is suitable for showing to any



group, including mixed audiences, from high school age up. They may be
borrowed from your State or local health department or social hygiene society
or rented from the American Social Hygiene Association at $5.00 per day of
actual use, plus cost of carriage.

Exhibits : Ask the public library and your local book stores to arrange special
Social Hygiene Day exhibits. Ask your drug and department stores to plan
special window exhibits. The kit contains some exhibit items and a copy of
Your Guide to Social Hygiene Day Materials, which lists additional exhibit and
other educational aids, some of them free and many others at a special reduced
Social Hygiene Day price.

Mayor's Proclamation: Ask your mayor to issue a statement to the news-
papers declaring February 3, 1943, Social Hygiene Day in your town. A
suggested form for such a proclamation is contained in the Social Hygiene
Day kit.

Ask other groups to cooperate : Call Social Hygiene Day and the opportuni-
ties for service that it offers to the attention of other interested individuals
and organizations in your community. Write to the American Social Hygiene
Association for a supply of Battle Stations to use as a mail enclosure. Or, if
you prefer, send us a list and let us forward announcements directly from this
office.

Form your Social Hygiene Day Committee now, so that plans may have
an early start. Include in it someone with experience in gaining publicity.
And keep in mind that your work in the field of public information about
syphilis and gonorrhea is a genuinely important part of the total war effort.
Consult your local Office of Civilian Defense about your plans, ask their help
and give them yours.



Write to

THE AMERICAN SOCIAL HYGIENE ASSOCIATION
1790 BROADWAY, NEW YORK CITY



Supplement to December, 1942, JOUENAL OP SOCIAL HYGIENE, Vol. 28, No. 9



SOCIAL HYGIENE IN WARTIME

Social hygiene problems, though still of the same type as in peacetime,
are magnified a thousand times by war. With the mobilization of man-
power to fight our battles and build our weapons of war comes the mobil-
ization of prostitution racketeers to prey on these young men for gain.
And in the wake of the prostitutes comes an increase in the venereal
diseases: the tragedy of damaged lives, of marriage and families
imperiled, of national health and strength dragged down from the high
level needed for a decisive victory and the building of a better world
when peace comes again.

Community social hygiene work is thus more than ever needed in
wartime, and community responsibility more than ever definite. Here is
a challenge to agencies and individuals alike: let us, under the forced
draught of war, work together to:



Find and treat every case of syphilis
and gonorrhea, including those among
young men deferred from service be-
cause of these infections, and among
war industry workers.

Adopt and enforce good laws to pre-
vent the spread of venereal disease,
including premarital and prenatal ex-
amination laws, laws against com-
mercialized prostitution, laws against
quackery.

Clean up community conditions lead-
ing to sex delinquency and help vic-
tims of bad conditions to make a
new start, particularly women, girls
and young men exploited by the
prostitution racket.



Encourage the provision of "good
times in good company " for soldiers,
sailors, and hometown boys and girls,
to counteract vicious influences and
to build high morale.

Keep on telling " all the people " the
facts about syphilis and gonorrhea,
about prostitution, about the possi-
bilities for safeguards and salvage
from these dangers.

Give wise character guidance: young
people and adults need information
and advice about sex, marriage and
parenthood, as a help to building
happy and effective lives.



Remember always that soldiers, sailors and war industry workers do
not acquire syphilis and gonorrhea " in camp, on ship, or at the shop
bench," but in the communities where they spend their leisure hours.

President Roosevelt, calling for " total physical and moral fitness for
the freedom we cherish," recently said:

. . . This job depends ultimately upon the people themselves and their
moral fibre. . . . In fact, only good local community organization can
meet many of these needs. I, therefore, call for the united efforts of
government Federal, state and local of business and industry, of the
medical profession, of the schools, and of the churches; in short of all
citizens for the establishment of total physical and moral fitness. No
one can doubt the objective, or fail to cooperate in the various programs
once he understands them. This is one effort in which every man, woman
and child can play his part and share in ultimate victory. . . .

Center the great potential power of " united effort " on social hygiene
wartime problems now, and we shall find, after the war, that a great
forward thrust has been made towards the long-range objectives of
better health, better homes and communities, a better and a stronger
nation.



Suggestions

FOR ORGANIZING A COMMUNITY SOCIAL HYGIENE PROGRAM

The " 'working outline" shown in the following pages of this
number of the JOURNAL * is published in response to frequent
inquiries from state and community groups, especially those joining
in Social Hygiene Day activities, as to how a continuing social hygiene
program may be set up. The suggestions given are based on expe-
rience of the Association and 145 existing state and community social
hygiene societies and committees in starting and developing their
efforts, and have been proved sound and workable. It is recognized,
however, that many communities desiring to carry on year-round
activities may find it necessary to limit first endeavors to part of
the program outlined. For others, problems and questions not men-
tioned here may arise. For all, the Association's Community Service
will gladly furnish further information, advice and encouragement
through correspondence or personal interview.

write to

THE AMERICAN SOCIAL HYGIENE ASSOCIATION
1790 Broadway, New York, N. Y.

* Also published in pamphlet form. Pub. A-433. 10 cents.




11 TIME TO MAKE THE KILL "

Draining by courtesy of the Kentucky State Department of Health.
Reprinted from the Bulletin of August, 1942.



Social Hygiene




VOL. 28 DECEMBER, 1942 NO. 9

Social Hygiene in Wartime. IV.
Social Hygiene Day Number.

Suggestions

FOR ORGANIZING A COMMUNITY SOCIAL HYGIENE PROGRAM

What is Social Hygiene?

In the United States social hygiene agencies are concerned chiefly
with four main purposes :

1 To inform the public about the national program and needed
community action

2 To combat syphilis and gonorrhea, as dangerous communicable
diseases

3 To fight prostitution as an organized business, and other unwhole-
some conditions, particularly community conditions which lead to
sex delinquency among young people

4 To promote, from childhood on, incorporation of sound sex instruc-
tion and training for marriage and parenthood, as a part of human
relations education.

And by all these means to protect and improve the American
family as the basic social institution.

499



500 JOURNAL, OF SOCIAL HYGIENE

Social Hygiene and fhe Com m unify

A community social hygiene program should be based on the general
principle of meeting needs in the four major work divisions :

1 Public Information

a To insure public understanding and support of social hygiene
in general as a permanent part of community activities.

b To inform the public, particularly the individual, regarding the
dangers of syphilis and gonococcal infections ; how these diseases
may be avoided, and how they may be treated and arrested, or
cured, if infection occurs.

2 Medical and Public Health Activities

a To provide adequate public health and medical services in the
community, and to include in these services the diagnosis, treat-
ment and control of syphilis and gonococcal infections as major
problems of health and medical care.

b To protect the public from quacks and other exploiters of the sick



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