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VCU_M 9 Box 243 f Elections and Voting_1932 presidental election handbill 18th amend rsz.jpg
This handbill advocates for the election of Democratic presidential candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt and his running mate John Nance Garner, and for the repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment. The handbill title calls to mind a popular refrain, "How Dry I…

VCU_M 9 Box 34 Anti Saloon League State Convention 1922 program cover rsz.jpg
Program for the Virginia Anti-Saloon League State Law-Enforcement Convention held February 1-2, 1922, and the letter that accompanied it. Letter (dated January 28, 1922) is from J. P. McConnell (James Preson McConnell), President of the Anti-Saloon…

VCU_M 9 Box 51 Anti Suffrage Red behind the Black front rsz.jpg
Two-sided handbill. One side uses quotations fromThe Messenger(1917-1928) to associate woman suffrage, black voting, and a socialist takeover of the United States government. The handbill argues that Socialists will benefit if a "Force Bill"…

VCU_Los Amigos conservan a sus amigos con vida_cover rsz.jpg
Spanish-language educational comic book created for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).Inside front cover contains a letter from Micky Sadoff, President, MADD National.Founded in 1980, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is a nonprofit…

VCU_TML_Emswiller_Whiskey_prescription Nov 28 1924 alt rsz.jpg
Prescription for whiskey to be taken in milk 3 times daily. Filled at Purcell & Littlejohn pharmacy, Leesburg, Va.During Prohibition, the U.S. Treasury Department issued forms that authorized physicians to write prescriptions for medicinal…

M9 B49 NAWSA Handbills and flyers_Liquor vs suffrage p1 crop.jpg
Brief article from The Woman's Journal republished as a single page leaflet by the Massachusetts Woman's Suffrage Association and The Woman's Journal.The article presents evidence of an anti-suffrage campaign by liquor dealers who fear that woman…

M 9 Box 98 Citizenship Conference_Law vs Lawlessness_Cover rsz.jpg
Multi-paged booklet outlining the call, the objectives, and the supporters of the Citizenship Conference held at the Raleigh Hotel, Washington, D.C., October 13- 15, 1923.The conference was called "in recognition of the widespread propaganda for the…

M 9 Box 98 Citizenship Conference letter rsz.jpg
Letter with pamphlet and registration card advertising a Citizenship Conference at the Raleigh Hotel in Washington, D.C. to be held on October 13, 14, and 15, 1923. The conference was held for the "Consideration of Integrity of Fundamental Law with…

M4 Box 1 folder 1 19thc Grand Temperance Mass Meeting Illinois handbill rsz.jpg
Handbill advertising a Grand Temperance Mass Meeting held in Illinois (likely Dixon, IL) on Thursday Evening October 25, 1866. "Addresses by Rev. G.R.Vanhorne, Rev. S.S. Waltz and Prof. Ferris. A large delegation from the Red Ribbon Club of Amboy…

M 9 Box 51_ WCTU placard rsz.jpg
Woman's Christian Temperance Union placard. A stick handle was once attached to this sign.

M4 Box 1 folder 1 19th c USA Temperance Union pledge rsz.jpg
We, the undersigned, connected with the Army of the United States, feeling the necessity of some fafe-guard against the evil of Intemperance so prevalent among us, and believing that Total Abstinence alone will prove effectual, do adopt the following…

Baylor Univ Libraries_Where do they go when they row row row.jpg
Musical score for voice and piano Illustrated title page: orange/white/brown/black; drawing of 2 men rowing toward a large ship / E.H. Pfeiffer Complete score available from Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.

Baylor Univ Libraries_Everybody wants a key to my cellar.jpg
Musical score for voice and piano Illustrated title page in black, white, and blue; illustration of a key and hands / De Takacs Complete score available from Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.

Baylor Univ Libraries_For if kisses are intoxicating as they say prohibition you have lost your sting.jpg
Musical score for voice and piano Illustrated title page in blue and yellow by Dunk; photograph of Sophie Tucker and the Kings of Syncopation; "Successfully sung and introduced by Sophie Tucker and her 5 Kings of Syncopation." Complete score…

VCU_Cartoons Magazine v16 n1 1919 Phifer cartoon p159 rsz.jpg
Editorial cartoon by L. C. Phifer. Image Description: Two businessmen stand behind a door marked "Private." One of them fills a shot glass with alcohol stored in his fountain pen. Caption: WHEN THE COUNTRY IS BONE DRY. "Have another little nip, old…

Baylor Univ Libraries_Empty cellar blues.jpg
Musical score for voice and piano Illustrated title page in blue and white by Sofy Davenport with a photograph of Sophie Tucker; "Introduced by Sophie Tucker."Complete score available from Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.

VCU_Cartoon Magazine v16 1919 p 55 Prohibition William C Morris rsz.jpg
Editorial cartoon by William C. Morris shows the Internal Revenue Bureau arguing with Federal District Attorneys over caring for a large camel labelled "Prohibition." Uncle Sam stands in the background with his hands on his hips. Internal Revenue…

Simmons_ Massachusetts Soc for Suppressing Intemperance_001 rsz.jpg
Abiel Abbot, pastor of the First Church in Beverly, addresses the Massachusetts Society for Suppressing Intemperance at their third anniversary meeting.

Baylor Univ Libraries_Oh Doctor.jpg
Musical score for voice and piano Illustrated title page: orange/brown/gray/white/black; drawing of men waiting in a doctor's office / R.S During Prohibition, the government authorized physicians to write prescriptions for medicinal liquor. …

Baylor Univ Libraries_Every day will be Sunday when the town goes dry.jpg
Musical score for voice and piano Illustrated title page in yellow, black, and white; drawing of man in tuxedo, bottle with wings, dog / R.S Complete score available from Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.

Baylor Univ Libraries_At the prohibition ball.jpg
Musical score for voice and piano. Illustrated title page in blue, orange, and white; ballroom scene with clock showing midnight, ghostly figure pointing to time Complete score available at Baylor Digital Collections.

M 9 Box 48 George Creel What Have Women Done with the vote p1 rsz.jpg
This article written by George Creel originally appeared in the March 1914 issue of Century Magazine and was reprinted in pamphlet form by the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Creel's article provides an analysis of the consequences of…

Baylor Univ Libraries_How are you going to wet your whistle when the whole darn world goes dry.jpg
Musical score for voice and piano Illustrated title page in blue, white and red with a drawing of a man with a drink and an empty bar by R. S Complete score available from Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.

VCU_Cartoon Magazine v16 1919 p54 Bronstrup Jakes Place rsz.jpg
Editorial cartoon by J. F. Bronstrup shows a saloon owner smoking a cigar outside his recently converted bar. The establishment window now advertises "Jake's Place. Soft Drinks. Ice Cream Cornucopias." An ice cream cone-shaped sign overhead reads,…

HV 5235_V5A58_1900 Virginia Anti-Saloon League rsz.jpg
Broadside showing a bottle of alcohol. The bottle's label depicts a boy in short pants with a snake coiled around his body, The label reads "Fluid Extract of Hell. GUARANTEED TO KILL BOYS." Written on the bottle itself are statistics attributed to…
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