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Prohibition--Virginia--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Lassiter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 L33
Scope and Contents Papers (including correspondence and speeches); 1861-1928; of Francis Rives Lassiter and Charles Trotter Lassiter. Correspondence concerns Virginia Democratic Party, Prohibition, the Good Roads Movement, agriculture, and the presidential campaign of 1928. The collection includes a list of Petersburg, Va. volunteers in the American Civil War; letter copybooks of both men; and papers, 1910, relating to the death of Francis Rives Lassiter.  962 items and 8 volumes. Acc. 2011.613...

N. F. McNorton Record of Whiskey Dispensed

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV M2
Scope and Contents Record, 1928-1932, entitled "Physicians Record of Prescriptions" kept by Nelson F. McNorton which contains a record of whiskey dispensed for medicinal purposes at Yorktown, Williamsburg, Richmond, and other locations in Tidewater Virginia during Prohibition. Books such as these were supplied by the Treasury Department as part of the National Prohibition Act. Physicians recorded a serial number, date, name and address of patient, the quantity and kind of liquor, "ailment", and directions for...

Virginia Association for Local Self-Government Publications

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01296
Scope and Contents Printed broadsides, pamphlets and newspapers published by the Virginia Association for Local Self-Government which was against statewide prohibition. Includes "The Trumpeter" a newspaper style publication of the Virginia Association for Local Self-Government (July-August 1914) and a July 14, 1860 address, "The American Citizen" by Hon. D. W. Voorhees of Indiana before the Liberary Societies of the University of Virginia. A note in the accession record suggests these...