The Sterilization Act of 1926 provided sterilization to whomever was deemed disabled, insane or deformed. This act was put into order to prevent weak links in society to multiply. Justice Holmes, the justice in the court in which the act was passed, stated, "Three generations of imbeciles is enough."(Hana and Kim)
History Spelman House University Chicago - Putnam - History of the first women's House to be established at the University of Chicago. An uncommon and fascinating piece of early twentieth century academic social history.
Women and Work : The Economic Value of College Training by Helen M. Bennett on Mike's Library. New York: D Appleton, 1917. "Comprehensive study, emphasizing what her experience as the manager of the Chicago [Collegiate] Bureau of Occupations has taught the author." - Publisher's Weekly.
Birth Control in Practice : Analysis of Ten Thousand Case Histories of the Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau - Marie E Kopp - 1934 - "... the result of ten years of controlled research and investigation by the Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau, of which Mrs Margaret Sanger is Director, and has become, immediately on publication, the basic book in the field." First printing in dust jacket of this important, influential study which helped advance the birth control movement.
Russia, The Soviet Way - Brooks, Robert Clarkson - Chicago American Library Association, 1933. Pamphlet. Reading With a Purpose, No 67. Suggests readings and a group study outline to consider the changes in the Soviet Union and the implications for a United States in the midst of the Great Depression. " Few subjects are shown by library records to be of greater interest to the American reading public than present-day Russia .. centered on the Soviet regime and the Five-Year Plan."
Dress as a Fine Art : With Suggestions on Children's Dress. With an Introduction on Head Dress by Prof. Fairholt - Mary Philadelphia Merrifield - Boston: John P Jewett and Company, 1854. First US Edition of English work first appearing in the "London Art Journal".