New York Society for the Suppression of Vice
The New York Society for the Suppression of Vice (NYSSV or SSV) was an institution dedicated to supervising the morality of the public, founded in 1873. Its specific mission was to monitor compliance ...
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William Henry Parsons
William Henry Parsons (1859 – September 21, 1935) headed the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice from 1930 until his death. Previously he had served as the society's treasurer, from 191...
Anthony Comstock
Anthony Comstock (March 7, 1844 – September 21, 1915) was a United States Postal Inspector and politician dedicated to ideas of Victorian morality.
Comstock was born in New Canaan, Connecticut. As...
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John S. Sumner
John Saxton Sumner (September 22, 1876 - June 20, 1971) headed the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice (NYSSV), a New York state censorship body empowered to recommend obscenity cases to the ...