ID# 248:
"Eugenics seeks to improve the natural, physical, mental and tempermental qualities of the human family," Eugenics Record Office
Circa 1927
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American Philosophical Society, ERO, MSC77,SerX,Box2: Harry H. Laughlin

&quote;Eugenics seeks to improve the natural, physical, mental and tempermental qualities of the human family,&quote; Eugenics Record Office

Eugenics Seeks to Improve the Natural, Physical, Mental and Temperamental Qualities of the Human Family [photo] Carnegie Institution of Washington Department of Genetics The Eugenics Record Office, Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island, N.Y. Founded by Mrs. E. H. Harriman Established October 1, 1910 Charles B. Davenport, Director Harry H. Laughlin, Assistant Director This office is devoted to the study of the biological forces which determine the natural capacities and limitations of mankind. It looks forward to having ultimately a good working pedigree-index of the natural traits of a large portion of the families of America. Science can not experiment with human beings. It desires merely to learn and publish the actual results of man's experiments on himself. Every marriage is an experiment in heredity. Every person should be interested in the actual

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