Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains transcripts of oral history interviews with residents of Irvington, once a town in Marion County, and now a neighborhood in Indianapolis, Indiana, ranging from 1978 to 1987. The interviews were conducted primarily by Lois Leamon and others for Indianapolis Public Library, Hilton U. Brown Branch's Irvington Oral History Project. The transcripts include historical information about the town-cum-neighborhood and the people who lived there.
Collection — Folder: S1640
Scope and Contents This collection includes a scrapbook, an envelope of cancelled checks, and six handwritten notes from a local union of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) in Thorntown, Indiaan, ranging from 1885 to 1892. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings related to the temperance movement as well as handwritten minutes for various meetings held by the WCTU. The notes relate to insurance payments to the fire company as well as lists of different office expenses.