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Augustana College Prohibition League records

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Identifier: MSS 255
Overview Augustana's Prohibition League was one of fifteen college chapters forming the Intercollegiate Prohibition Association. Formed in 1912, eight years before the 18th Amendment to the United States Constitution (banning the manufacture, sale, and transfer of alcohol) would go into effect, the Prohibition Leauge was a proponent of the temperance movement, and supported national organizations such as the Anti-Saloon League (1893). The Augustana College Prohibition League records, 1910-1918 and...

Ross Paulson papers

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Identifier: MSS 144
Overview Dr. Ross E. Paulson was a history professor at Augustana College from 1962 to 1995. He specialized in American and European intellectual history, historiography, and interdisciplinary studies. During his time spent on Augustana’s campus, Paulson was very involved with the school. He served on many campus and faculty committees that served to improve the school’s academic system, student life, and overall organizational structure. Paulson researched and studied many of the relevant topics of...

Collection on local Woman's Christian Temperance Union chapters

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Identifier: MSS 193
Overview The Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) was originally organized in late 1874 as a movement of American women. The organization was most concerned with nonviolent protest against the dangers of alcohol. The Collection on local Woman's Christian Temperance Union chapters, 1909, 1922-1925, contains a report from a 1909 convention hosted by the WCTU of Rock Island, Illinois, and a book of minutes, 1922-1925, from meetings of the WCTU of Davenport, Iowa.