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image of Are we free men? From the Monitor of April 29, 1886 [leaflet]

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n.p., 1886. 5.5x8.5 inch leaflet, printed both sides, creased and toned, with a long split along the vertical fold, going almost the length of the sheet. Calls on the reader to vote for prohibition. "The Knights of Labor are right in their declaration of principles, but they will never succeed while they themselves help divert according to actual revenue… Read more
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10 Things Every Parent, Teenager & Teacher Should Know About Marijuana

by Family Council on Drug Awareness

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Published
1990
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£8.93

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Los Angeles: Family Council on Drug Awareness, 1990. 6-panel brochure folded to 3.75x8.5 inches, photocopied on blue paper stock, very good condition. The FCDA was "founded in 1989 to develop and present reliable, factual information about drugs and drug policy." Sample question: "Q. Is Marijuana Addictive? A. No, it is not. ... On a relative scale, marijuana is less… Read more
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The wet parade

by Sinclair, Upton

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Published
1932
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Pasadena, CA: Self-published by the author, 1932. Hardcover. 431p. ,Later printing of Sinclair edition lacking Farrar emblem. Some dulling and fading to cloth along spine. Previous owner's name and date to top right corner of front free endpaper. Slight wear to corners. No dj. *AhouseA47a. Sinclair's novel about temperance and regret at the evident failure of prohibition. … Read more
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Upton Sinclair: American rebel

by Harris, Leon

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Published
1975
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9780690006711
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New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1975. Hardcover. x, 435p., illus., first edition, former owner's name on front free endpaper else very good condition, shelf worn dj.
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Partisan Prophets; A History of the Prohibition Party, 1854-1972

by Storms, Roger C.

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Published
1972
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Denver CO: National Prohibition Foundation, Inc, 1972. Paperback. 71p., brief bibliography and appended lists, softbound in 8.5x5.5 inch plain printed wraps. Mildly sunned along the spine panel, a sound, clean, very good copy.
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La Prohibition: Boutade in vers

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Published
1919
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Quebec: L'Imprimerie Nationale, 1919. Pamphlet. 31p., stapled wraps, 5.75x8.5 inches, name rubberstamped on front cover, evenly toned, wraps beginning to split along bottom of spine otherwise very good. French-Canadian poetry on Temperance, with a statement by Cardinal Gibbons calling for the continued legality of sacramental wine.
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image of [Brass axe pendant worn by supporters of anti-alcohol activist Carry Nation, with later postcard of her home]

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n.p.: n.p., n.d.. 1.25 inch brass axe pendant, the emblem of Carry Nation's crusade to abolish the evils of liquor (she would bust up saloons and crack open barrels to spill the wicked brew, in actions that she called "hatchetations"). Supporters of her organization in the early 20th century could purchase these to show their support. A leftover stash… Read more
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image of Character is bounded on the north by sobriety, on the east by integrity, on the west by industry, and on the south by gentleness. - Frances E. Willard [poster]

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Evanston, IL: Woman's Christian Temperance Union, n.d.. 18.75x24.74 inch poster with portrait of Willard, quote beneath; minor edgewear, near fine. This quote was widely used in Temperance materials.
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image of Go to the polls! June 20th, 1933. A vote for ratification is a vote for repeal [handbill]

Go to the polls! June 20th, 1933. A vote for ratification is a vote for repeal [handbill]

by Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform (WONPR)

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Published
1933
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New Haven: WONPR, Connecticut Branch, 1933. 7x10 inch handbill, lightly toned, otherwise very good. "A vote for ratification is a vote for good government, lower taxes and liquor control." WONPR was founded by Pauline Sabin, who later was an anti-New Deal activist.
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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1918. 337p., maroon boards with gilt, corners bumped, mild scuffing; ownership name penned on title page. Includes a lengthy section on "Socialism and the liquor traffic," supporting the concept of prohibition.
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The Republican Party in Massachusetts

by Hoar, George Frisbie

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Published
1877
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n.p.: n.pub, 1877. 24p., wraps, 6x9 inches, wraps mildly smudged and wrinkled, pencil checkmarks in margins of several pages, overall a very good copy. An overview of the post-election situation, with a section on prohibition and the text of the state's Republican platform for 1877.
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image of County option, where labor stands at present on the liquor question. Address delivered in the debate on county option in the Wisconsin Legislature, March thirty-first, nineteen hundred and nin

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Milwaukee: Social-Democratic Publishing Company, 1909. Pamphlet. 20p., wraps edge worn with minor chipping, previous owner's stamp on front wrap, some creasing, 5.5x8.5 inches.
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