Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Obsolete Morality #1

This new form of entertainment has gone far to blast maidenhood… Depraved adults with candies and pennies beguile children with the inevitable result. The Society has prosecuted many for leading girls astray through picture shows, but GOD alone knows how many are leading dissolute lives begun at the “moving pictures.”

The Annual Report of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty for Children, 1909