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= Remote access for Connecticut public, K12, and academic libraries and their users.
Books and Journals (some are online)
Other suggestions. Check if your local library has it with combined Catalog (findIT-CT) https://finditct.org/eg/opac/home
- Well-tempered women: nineteenth-century temperance rhetoric. by Carol Mattingly. Publisher: Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, ©1998.
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Alcohol, Temperance and Prohibition Collection from Brown Digital Repository
Site description: "The digitized items in the Alcohol, Temperance and Prohibition Collection are from the Alcoholism and Addiction Studies Collection, as well as from various collections in the Brown University Library — broadsides, sheet music, pamphlets and government publications.
The items have been collected at Brown for over three centuries for researchers and scholars at Brown and worldwide interested in American history, including the history of alcoholism, how the media was used for spreading ideas and information, and in how the arts presented various movements."
Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library Collections
Site description: "The Brown University Library, in support of the University's educational and research mission, is the local repository for and the principal gateway to current information and the scholarly record. As such, it is simultaneously collection, connection, and classroom, primarily for the current and future students and faculty of the University, while also serving other colleagues in the University community and our regional, national, and global communities of learning and scholarship."
Radical Woman in a Classic Town. Frances Willard of Evanston
Northwestern University website on Frances Willard. Detailed description under "more info"
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Women's Christian Temperance Movement
Woman's Christian Temperance Union
These are just some items on prohibition and Woman's Christian Temperance Union.
Sometimes Woman's is used, and sometimes Women's is used. Try searching both.
Search our catalog for many more items than listed.
Suggested terms: Temperance ; Prohibition ; 18th Amendment
WCTU Books, Documents, etc.
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