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Commerce

The practice of buying and selling goods and services, whether for use or investment. Commerce usually refers to buying and selling on a large scale; that is, the sale of one widget is a transaction, while the sale of all the widgets in a country is the commerce of widgets. See also: E-commerce.
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Twenty-eight cities and four states (Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Wisconsin) conducted vice investigations between 1910 and 1917, see Mayer, The Regulation of Commercialized Vice, 11, 52-54.
Kneeland, Commercialized Prostitution in New York City, rev.
See also Kneeland, Commercialized Prostitution in New York City, 99; Hichborn, "California's Campaign Against Entrenched Vice," 430; Harriet B.
New York, 1911), 128; Attorney-General [George] Cosson of Iowa, "Objections to Segregation," Testimony and Addresses on Segregation and Commercialized Vice, No.
Jacob Riis Writes" in Testimony and Addresses on Segregation and Commercialized Vice, No.
Segregation does not segregate" was the mantra of the anti-vice movement, see "Rabbi Hirsch's Address," Testimony and Addresses on Segregation and Commercialized Vice, No.
41, Atlanta Constitution, 15 January 1913, 7; Annual Report for the (Chicago) Committee of Fifteen for the Year Ending April 30, 1914, file: "2, Committee of Fifteen," GTP; Kneeland, Commercialized Prostitution in New York City, 3-51.
Laidlaw, "The White Slave Traffic or Commercialized Vice," (typescript), n.
Sims cited in Laidlaw, "The White Slave Traffic or Commercialized Vice," 2; Roe, The Great War on White Slavery, 186-188; Ernest A.
Vice Commission of Philadelphia, A Report on Existing Conditions, 13-16; Harland, The Vice Bondage of a Great City, 107; Laidlaw, "The White Slave Traffic or Commercialized Vice," 7, file 110, HLP; The Social Evil in Syracuse, 11; "Prospectus," (typescript), [1918], file: "3--Committee of Fifteen," GTP.
See also "Rabbi Hirsch's Address," Testimony and Addresses on Segregation and Commercialized Vice, No.

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