Documents Tagged ‘US military’

LeRoy Pryor Receives Section 8 Discharge

Archive Entry Date: 7/25/44

LeRoy Pryor was discharged without honor from the US Army at the height of mobilization for WWII

City Council Targets Social Diseases

Archive Entry Date: 11/30/1943

The city council urged the Mayor to work with the US Army to fight vice

Plan Fight on Social Disease

Archive Entry Date: 11/19/1943

All of Illinois law enforcement was marshalled to stamp out vice in Peoria

Peoria Vice Hit By Government

Archive Entry Date: 3/18/1942

The Christian Century editorialized against Peoria as “the sinkhole of midwestern vice”

Attention Citizens!

Archive Entry Date: 3/5/1942

The Jaycees led the attack against the red-light district