Eugenics Seeks to Improve the Natural, Physical, Mental and Temperamental Qualities of the Human Family
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