Papers including correspondence, circular letters, accounts, minutes, reports, speeches, printed matter and newspaper clippings relating to the campaign for prohibition in Virginia. Includes correspondence with members of anti-saloon leagues in other states and the Woman's National Christian Temperance Union. (2162 items; 1930 addition: 132 items).
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The Virginia Anti-Saloon League was an organization that supported prohibition.
Virginia Anti-Saloon League Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/9220 Accessed January 25, 2021.