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Prohibition -- Illinois -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Augustana College Prohibition League records

Identifier: MSS 255
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1910-1918 and undated

Collection on local Woman's Christian Temperance Union chapters

Identifier: MSS 193

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1909, 1922-1925