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Documentary on Rotary’s 100 years of service to debut on PBS The Rotary’s clubs earliest service projects was to sponsored Chicago's first public “comfort station”  

The HistoryLink [online encyclopedia of state and local history in Washington state]

Toilet Museums Around the World

American Sanitary Plumbing Museum

 Going Public: Strategies for Meeting Public Restroom Need in Portland's Central City   Document contains a history section


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