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Classification 18: May Act

The May Act, which became law in June 1941, intended to prevent prostitution on restricted zones around military bases. It was invoked chiefly during wartime and then only in selected areas, primarily in the Carolinas and Tennessee during World War II.

NARA holdings for Classification 18: May Act

The following records under Classification 18: May Act are not yet described in NARA's online catalog. Please contact the College Park Research Room at specialaccess_FOIA@nara.gov with your reference request.

Record Group Finding Aid EntrySeries Title
65UD UP 8 Classification 18 (May Act) Headquarters and Field Office Case Files, Index, and Microfilm, 1942-1949

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