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National Civic Groups Protest Block Booking

October 1934

Coalition of thirty-five groups at a conference called by former First Lady Grace Goodhue Coolidge:

  1. Adult Education Association
  2. American Association of University Women
  3. American Jewish Congress
  4. The American Legion
  5. The American Museum of Natural History
  6. Big Brother and Big Sister Foundation, Inc.
  7. Boy Scouts of America
  8. B'nai B'rith
  9. Catholic Boys Brigade of the United States
  10. Catholic Daughters of America
  11. Child Welfare League of America, Inc.
  12. Federal Council of Churches
  13. Federal Motion Picture Council
  14. General Federation of Women's Clubs, Birl Scouts, Inc.
  15. Institute of Geographical Exploration
  16. International Association of Lions Clubs
  17. International Dental Health Foundation
  18. International Federation of Catholic Alumnae
  19. Mayland Civic League for Motion Pictures
  20. Massachusetts Civic League
  21. National Association of Junior Leagues of America
  22. National Congress of Parents and Teachers
  23. National Council of teachers of English
  24. National Council of Women of the United States
  25. National Council of Jewish Women
  26. National Council of Y. M. C. A. of the United States
  27. National Education Association
  28. National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs
  29. National Probation Association
  30. National Women's Trade Union League of America
  31. Russell Sage Foundation
  32. Southern Women's Education Alliance
  33. Women's League of the United Synagogues
  34. National Board of the Y. W. C. A. 
  35. The Motion Picture Research Council.


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"35 Groups To Fight Blind Film Booking," NYT, October 5, 1934, p. 29.

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