ID Date Type Description Summary
146 1924-08-19 Memo Smith suggests using the influence of the Presbyterian Church to publicize a favourable editorial in the Los Angeles Tim...
167 1924-09-01 Correspondence Censorship trouble over Vitagraph's Between Friends. The New York censors passed it on condition that certain eliminati...
170 1924-09-01 Memos Herron, Hess and Smith spent an objectionable night at the movies with Father Kelly and friend, watching Between Friends...
168 1924-09-24 Letter McMahon suggests three specific additional eliminations that would make Between Friends tolerable from the Catholic poin...
169 1924-09-25 Letter Smith agrees at once to recall all prints of Between Friends and make the cuts suggested by McMahon. (Later -- 10-10-...
211 1924-11-10 Letter Scanlon complains about motion pictures being run "according to the caprice, cupidity or standards of half a dozen peopl...
210 1924-11-26 Correspondence Rev. Charles Scanlon is director of the Department of Moral Welfare, Board of Christian Education, Presbyterian Church. ...
212 1924-11-26 Memo Platten comes up with a strategy for dealing with Rev. Scanlon, involving his Dean Lathrop, the representative of all t...
1348 1925-01-01 Plan Entitled, "An Experiment in the Use of Motion Pictures in the Churches", this is a five page plan proposing to use motio...
229 1925-01-17 Report This is a Foreword only, noting that in 1922 the Departments of Religious Education and Social Service were requested to...
255 1925-10-22 Articles/essays Tract after tract about the enlightening power of motion pictures, by Lamar Trotti. Includes "The Attitude of the Church...
297 1926-02-16 Essays/articles/speeches This is a large volume of articles by Lamar Trotti on various pro-movie topics: Books and Films; identification with sta...
271 1926-03-03 Record of speech Hays gave this speech at a dinner given by the Federal Council of Churches at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. It was the eve...
269 1926-04-08 Letter and report The Federal Council of Churches Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America (FCCCA) has appointed a Sub-Committee o...
270 1926-05-12 Memo and report Andrews submits a detailed draft proposal for the Church and Drama Association to Joy and others of the Public Relations...
281 1926-07-14 Memo Apparently a summary of Hays Office activities under the purview of Milliken, incorporating Joy memo (02-2026 - 02-2032)...
283 1926-11-01 Correspondence & resolution Explanation of the Chicago Church Federation's resolution regretting and rebuking motion picture mockeries against Prote...
268 1926-12-03 Press releases These are two different press releases about the formation of the Church and Drama Association: one for Protestant paper...
368 1927-10-01 Miscellaneous File relating to the sex-hygiene movie The Naked Truth. Includes an article in The Medical Journal and Record that supp...
369 1927-10-13 Correspondence There is a large volume of material relating to King of Kings. On the one hand, Christian organizations are convinced t...
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