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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...

Peter Beckman teaching collection

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Identifier: MSS 156
Overview The Peter Beckman teaching collection was assembled by a former student and professor of Augustana College, Peter Beckman. Beckman assembled this collection in order to inform students about some of the more radical political and religious views circulating throughout the United States in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. The Peter Beckman teaching collection, 1954-1977 and undated, contains correspondence, subject files, publications, and campaign materials, largely related to radical political...

John Robert Bishop papers

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Identifier: MSS 152
Overview John Robert Bishop was born in 1926 and grew up in Clinton, Iowa, before moving to downtown Davenport, Iowa, where he worked as a television repairman. He is most notable for founding the American Nazi Party - Iowa unit in Davenport in the early 1960s. Bishop died in February 1985 in Davenport. The John Robert Bishop papers, 1951-1977 and undated, consists of four series: Personal papers, 1951-1977 and undated; American Nazi Party - Iowa papers, 1962-1976 and undated; American Nazi Party -...

Arthur Wald Armistice Day collection

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Identifier: MSS 315
Overview The Arthur Wald Armistice Day collection contains pamphlets, articles, political cartoons and other propaganda collected by Dr. Arthur Wald, who served as Dean of the College at Augustana College and Theological Seminary from 1931 until 1947. The collection consists of eight series: Armistice Day; Secular Organizations; Religious Organizations; Foreign Publications; Military and Armaments; Miscellaneous Issues; Propaganda; and Posters, Flyers, and Newspapers.

Collection on World War I

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Identifier: MSS 98
Overview The collection on World War I, 1914-1923 and undated, is a collection of primarily published documents disseminated throughout the war to members of the public. It was most likely assembled as a study collection by an Augustana College faculty member or librarian. The collection is organized into seven series: International relations, France, Great Britain, Germany, Other nations, United States, and Miscellaneous. The United States series is further divided into six subseries: Education,...

Collection on World War II

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Identifier: MSS 99
Overview The collection on World War II, 1913-1957 and undated (bulk 1939-1945), is a collection of primarily published documents disseminated throughout the war to members of the public. It was most likely assembled as a study collection by an Augustana College faculty member or librarian. The collection is organized into five series: Nazi occupation, United States, Allies, Other, and Audiovisual materials. Materials in this collection include government publications, essays, and international...