New England Watch and Ward SocietyVariant names
New England Society for the Suppression of Vice formed.
Henry Chase chosen as first full agent, first office opens at 68 Eliot Street.
Name changed to New England Watch and Ward Society.
J. Frank Chase chosen as Executive Secretary to replace Henry Chase.
H.L. Mencken arrested in Boston for selling his magazine American Mercury to J. Frank Chase in the famous "Hatrack" incident. Federal Court enjoins NEWWS for two years from threatening news dealers.
Charles S. Bodwell chosen as Executive Secretary following the death of J. Frank Chase.
Prohibition ends; the Howard Theater, a burlesque house in Boston, is closed due to the work of the NEWWS.
Louis J. Croteau chosen as Executive Secretary following the death of Charles S. Bodwell.
Dwight S. Strong chosen as Executive Secretary following the death of Louis J. Croteau.
Society changes name to New England Citizens Crime Commission.
Society changes name to Massachusetts Council on Crime and Correction.
Society merges with the Massachusetts Correctional Association (which was organized originally under the name of Massachusetts Prison Association by the same founders of the New England Society for the Suppression of Vice in 1889) and changes name to the Crime and Justice Foundation. Present address: 95 Berkeley Street, Second Floor, Boston, MA (617) 426-9800.
From the guide to the Records, 1918-1957, (Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.)
|creatorOf||Records, 1918-1957||Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138|
|creatorOf||New England Watch and Ward Society. [New England Watch and Ward Society. : Pamphlet box.]||HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library|
|creatorOf||New England Watch and Ward Society. [Miscellaneous pamphlets, circulars, etc.].||Yale University Library|
|referencedIn||Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1927-1980.||Andover-Harvard Theological Library|
|referencedIn||Cabot, Godfrey L. (Godfrey Lowell), 1861-1962. Godfrey Lowell Cabot papers, 1870-1962.||Massachusetts Historical Society|
|associatedWith||Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.)||corporateBody|
|associatedWith||Bodwell, Charles S.||person|
|associatedWith||Cabot, Godfrey L. (Godfrey Lowell), 1861-1962.||person|
|associatedWith||Cabot, Thomas Dudley, 1897-||person|
|associatedWith||Garrett, Oliver B.||person|
|associatedWith||Glueck, Sheldon, 1896-||person|
|associatedWith||Hellman, Lillian, 1906-||person|
|associatedWith||Huntingdon, Henry Strong.||person|
|associatedWith||Pringle, Henry F. (Henry Fowles), 1897-1958||person|
|associatedWith||Sheldon, Eleanor Touroff, 1898-1972||person|
|associatedWith||Strong, Dwight S.||person|
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Massachusetts Council on Crimeand Correction|
|New England Society for the Suppression of Vice|
|Illinois Vigilance Association|
|New England Citizens CrimeCommission|
|International Reform Federation|
|New England News Company|
|Crime and Justice Foundation|
|Citizen crime reporting--New England|
|New York Society for the Suppression of Vice|
|Vigilance committees--New England|