Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. MsV Mi7-MsV Mi9
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Minute book, 1875-1888, of the Friends of Temperance, Mt. Solon [Va.] Council No. 50. Blanche Paul served as secretary and John W. Hopewell served as president. Includes loose papers and a 1836 letter from Elisabeth T. Hopewell.
Identifier: SC 00767
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1874-1881, of the Pawcatuck Prohibition Club of Stonington, Connecticut. The beginning of their constitution, which is included in the ledger, states "Believing that the Transportation, Manufacture, Sale, and Use of Intoxicating Liquors as a beverage is morally wrong; therefore we, the under signed form ourselves into a Society for the purpose of suppressing these evils..." Includes meeting minutes, expenditures of the club, events sponsored by the club, members of the club, location...
Identifier: SC 01630
Scope and Contents Collection of 31 postcards depicting various scenes related to prohibition, temperance, and women's suffrage. Majority of the postcards relate to temperance and include scenes and poems about the perils of drinking alcohol. One postcard celebrates the repeal of the prohibition amendment, telling of all of the jobs and prosperity the new brewery businesses will bring. Two postcards show women as Uncle Sam and another trumpeting with a banner that reads 'Votes for Women'. One postcard is...
Dates: circa 1870-1930