What can be done to better the race?

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Title

What can be done to better the race?

Subject

Gay, George W. (George Washington), 1842-1931
Eugenics
Articles
Eugenics--Law and legislation

Description

This letter by Gay summarizes the state of eugenics and alludes to the states which have enacted sterilization laws but concedes that an educational program is the most practical means to promote eugenic policy. The article was reprinted as “Practical aspects of eugenics” in the Boston medical and surgical journal a few weeks later.

Abstract

Article "What Can Be Done To Better the Race" by George Washington Gay, reprinted from the Boston herald, May 1, 1913

Creator

Gay, George W. (George Washington), 1842-1931

Date Created

1913 May 01

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Gay, George W. (George Washington), 1842-1931 Papers, ca.1906-1920 (inclusive). GA 31

Format

text

Extent

1 article

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

0002108

Provenance

From the Archives of Harvard Medical School

Files

0002108_dref.jpg

Citation

Gay, George W. (George Washington), 1842-1931, “What can be done to better the race?,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed September 27, 2020, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6231.

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