Social Purity Alliance

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politics Josephine Butler
In 1873 the waning National Association for the Promotion of Social Purity was revived as the Social Purity Alliance under the inspiration of JB , though she remained a member only for a short time...
Publishing Josephine Butler
Josephine Butler anonymously published a tract for the Social Purity Alliance entitled The Hour Before the Dawn, An Appeal to Men; a French translation appeared the same year.
British Library Catalogue.
Stuart, James, Josephine Butler, and James Stuart. “Preface and Editorial Materials”. Josephine E. Butler: An Autobiographical Memoir, edited by George W. Johnson and Lucy A. Johnson, J. W. Arrowsmith, 1928, p. v - vii; various pages.
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Publishing Josephine Butler
JB also occasionally contributed to the Pioneer, the publication of the Social Purity Alliance .
Doughan, David, and Denise Sanchez. Feminist Periodicals, 1855-1984. Harvester Press, 1987.
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Textual Production Laura Ormiston Chant
Throughout the 1890s and early twentieth century, LOC was a vocal advocate of social purity, publishing in both pamphlets and periodicals. Amongst her pamphlets and speeches are the early Thoughts on Home Rule for Ireland...

Timeline

1870
The National Association for the Promotion of Social Purity was founded to ensure purity as the law of individual and social life.
Hunt, Alan. Governing Morals: A Social History of Moral Regulation. Cambridge University Press, 1999.
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1870
The National Association for the Promotion of Social Purity was founded to ensure purity as the law of individual and social life.
Hunt, Alan. Governing Morals: A Social History of Moral Regulation. Cambridge University Press, 1999.
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1873
The National Association for the Promotion of Social Purity (founded in 1870) was reborn as the Social Purity Alliance under the direction of Josephine Butler .
13 May 1886
The National Association for the Repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts held its last meeting. It considered its work completed following the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts.
February 1887
The Pioneer, organ of the Social Purity Alliance and the Moral Reform Union , began publication in London.
July 1898
The Pioneer, the organ of the Social Purity Alliance and the Moral Reform Union , ended publication in London.