• Tags: 1884
Iowa Volksblatt Masthead.pdf

Front Page of Waverly, Iowa's Iowa Volksblatt
Temperance Commentary 1_8Feb1884.pdf

Initial reporting on potential prohibitory legislation.
July 4th Editorial Linking Liberty and schaendliche Prohibitionsgesetz.pdf

Editorial celebrating the 'glorious fourth' in the context of prohibition laws and the un-fourth-like attack on the civil liberties of German Americans.
Iowa City Beer Riot Reportage_22Aug1884.pdf

Report on beer riots in Johnson County in response to state prohibition laws.
Fremdgeborene und eingeborene Buerger_23May1884.pdf

Article bemoaning potential prohibition as of a piece with longer-lineaged nativist attacks on the civil rights of German Americans.
English Language Commentary on Prohibition_11July1884.pdf

German-language newspaper includes English-language editorial denouncing prohibition as historic attack on liberty and return to barbarism.
Die Wirthsgewerbe_Temperance Commentary_29Feb1884.pdf

Article on potential prohibition law from perspective of saloonkeepers.
Der Raub in Iowa_23May1884.pdf

Article borrowed from Illinois Staatszeitung commenting upon proposed prohibition in Iowa.
Brauer Convention_discussingProhibition_25April1884.pdf

Article on Iowa Brewer's Convention occuring in midst of prohibition legislation. The members therefore pledge to fight the convention in courts and raise funds.
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