Prohibition National Committee records, 1872-1972.


Prohibition National Committee records, 1872-1972.

Minutes, 1888-1919, including proceedings of National Executive Committee and national conventions; correspondence, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks concerning party affairs; also papers, 1929-1970, concerning Prohibition Party in Michigan; papers, 1918-1930, concerning prohibition in Great Britain; papers, 1951-1958, concerning the National Temperance and Prohibition Council; and minutes, 1872, of the State Central Committee of the Prohibition Party of Michigan; also photographs and films.

8 linear ft. and 2 oversize volumes.

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