What the Bottle Does. One Year's Work [Virginia Anti-Saloon League handbill]

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Title

What the Bottle Does. One Year's Work [Virginia Anti-Saloon League handbill]

Description

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 the effects of alcohol. The bottle sits on a platform labelled "Public Sentiment."

Beneath the illustration is the caption, "What the Book Says" and three passages from the Bible. An address for ordering additional handbills is given at the bottom of the page.

Alternate name of organization: Anti-Saloon League of Virginia

Creator

Anti-Saloon League of Virginia

Source

Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Date

between 1901 and 1916

Contributor

Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Rights

This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested.

Notes

Learn more:

The Temperance Movement, Social Welfare History Project
Temperance and Prohibition. Discovery Set, Social Welfare History Image Portal
Program, Virginia Anti-Saloon League State Law-Enforcement Convention, Social Welfare History Image Portal
Pegram, T. R. Anti-Saloon League of Virginia, Encyclopedia of Virginia
Virginia Anti-Saloon League Collection, Radford University

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Citation

Anti-Saloon League of Virginia, “What the Bottle Does. One Year's Work [Virginia Anti-Saloon League handbill],” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed September 23, 2019, https://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/13.