Andrew J. Volstead and family papers. 1868-1955(bluk 1920-1922).

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Andrew J. Volstead and family papers., 1868-1955 (bluk 1920-1922).

Andrew J. Volstead and family papers. 1868-1955(bluk 1920-1922).

Largely legislative and political materials of Volstead, aGranite Falls (Yellow Medicine County, Minn.) lawyer and Republican congressman(1903-1922), with some family and personal items. Most materials concern theNational Prohibition Act (1919) and its consequences.

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