Temperance -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Alton Woman's Christian Temperance Union minutes
Collection — Folder S3481
Scope and Contents This collection includes the minutes of the October 13, 1899 meeting of the Alton (Indiana) Woman's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.) held at the Methodist Episcopal church. The women who attended were Mrs. Riddle, Mrs. Brooks, Susan Roberts, Mary Rohl, Cora Parr, and Katie Wilson. The brief handwritten minutes were recorded on Peckinpaugh, Harrison and Co. letterhead.
Harry E. Lewis papers
Collection — Folder S0830
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of Harry E. Lewis's family documents and includes the Society of Friends marriage certificate of Samuel Cox and Lydia Kenworthy (1837/11/02); a Sons of Temperance certificate of membership of Thomas Brooks (1848/05/29); certificates from the Methodist Episcopal Church appointing Thomas Brooks a deacon (1851/10/12) and an elder (1855/09/16); Madison Yount's discharge paper from Company H, Indiana 22nd Regiment (1864/08/15); records of the marriage of James...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Harry E. Lewis papers
Indianapolis Council of Women collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes board and general assembly meeting minutes, treasurer documents, roll books, president's books and yearbooks from the Indianapolis Council of Women ranging from 1892 to 2018. Also included are administrative records from the Indiana State Council of Women ranging from 1929 to 1995.
John Tenbrook Campbell collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the writings of John TenBrook Campbell ranging from 1840 to 1909 and undated. They include a family history, papers relating to temperance, emancipation, and theology, poems, reports, surveys, and items related to other miscellaneous topics. Included in the collection are personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, manuscripts sent to editors, and a photograph of John T. Campbell.
Dates: 1840-1909, undated
L. B. Graves collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists mostly of almanacs and diaries of L.B. Graves, which date from 1881 to 1961. With the exception of Barker’s Illustrated Almanac, L.B. Graves used almanacs as diaries. L.B. Graves kept all diaries, except for a student diary kept by his wife. The diaries include notations of farm chores or conditions and the social obligations of Mr. and Mrs. Graves, the latter related to such activities as church attendance, the Methodist Men’s Club, a...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / L. B. Graves collection
Prohibition Party of Indiana collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains Prohibition Party of Indiana records from 1952 to 1972, and state and national party newsletters during 1962-1972; campaign and convention materials, press releases, and campaign financial records during 1952-1968; literature regarding alcohol abuse and the rehabilitation of alcoholics; correspondence with Party candidates and religious and temperance groups during the 1960s; and Prohibition Party financial support cards from 1966 to 1968. Also included are records of...
Roscoe B. Fleming collection
Collection — Folder S0472
Scope and Contents This collection has one folder containing "The Story of Indiana" by Roscoe B. Fleming. This is a six-part article about the Ku Klux Klan and prohibition in Indiana politics in the 1920s. He gives a brief biography of D.C. Stephenson, the Grand Dragon of Indiana’s Ku Klux Klan, and his stakes amongst the political elite of the city and state including Governor Ed Jackson, and Indianapolis Mayor John L. Duvall. Fleming discusses Edward S. Shumaker, superintendent of the Indiana Anti-Saloon League...
Dates: 1927 October
Terre Haute Gospel Temperance Union pledge card
Collection — Folder S2468
Scope and Contents This collection includes a pledge card of the Terre Haute Gospel Temperance Union that was signed by B. H. Smith in 1889.
The Seed Sower clippings
Collection — Folder S1952
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of articles printed in the supplement of The Seed Sower in 1894. The articles include a list of the Prohibition Party candidates for state offices, the Indiana State Prohibition platform adopted on March 15, 1894, the address given by Chairman P. T. McWhirter at the State Prohibition Convention on March 15th, and the article, "How to Lose a Vote."
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / The Seed Sower clippings
Thomas H. Trueblood letters
Collection — Folder S1323
Scope and Contents This collection has five letters with three envelopes. The letters are addressed to Thomas H. Trueblood, who was a Quaker, living in Washington County, Indiana. The first letter from D. J. Banta, dated December 18, 1885, is about farming, economic conditions, the government, and the temperance movement. He mentions Thomas A. Hendricks and the Democratic administration. The next letter is typed on onion skin paper with the letterhead: Morrison, Plummber and Company, Wholesale Druggists, Chicago,...