Vice Commission of Philadelphia Report

The Vice Commission of Philadelphia Report to Mayor

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Vice Commission of Philadelphia Report

This multi-page report produced by the Vice Commission of Philadelphia in 1913 uses information collected from 150 incarcerated sex workers to study their social, sexual, and employment history. It also exposes the economics of prostitution in relation to the low wages in other work available to women.

1913

American Social Health Association records

Social Welfare History Archives

University of Minnesota Libraries



"Proper" Employment
Vice Commission of Philadelphia Report