Article Title

To pass on magazines Ashland board named

Authors

Newspaper

The News-Review (Roseburg)

Date

3-17-1952

Challenged Material

any objectionable or obscene literature

Reading Level

all levels

Location

Ashland

Participants

5-person council (yet unnamed)

Outcome

A 5-person council was formed to screen all literature sold in the city.

Abstract

A five person council was put together in the city of Ashland to review all magazines and publications on sale in the city. The council included the City Librarian, President of the City Council of Parents-Teachers, a professor at Southern Oregon College, and the Reverend of the First Baptist Church. The Reverend originally proposed the council at a meeting to address "objectionable" and "obscene" literature on sale in Ashland.

Keywords

censorship, periodicals, review council, values, sale of magazines

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