• Tags: Temperance and Prohibition
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Discussion of Blaine's views on Prohibition and on German Americans
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Clock on his recent work, as well as recent electoral defeat, which he clocks up to a bloc of anti-prohibitionists contesting his dry politics. "I was gloriously defeated."
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Civil war hymn book kept by Union solider Jacob Nauman, featuring a defaced section on temperance.
Report on Francis Murphy Temperance Preacher Visit_29Sept1899.pdf

Largely-neutral report of Francis Murphy's speech to saloon keepers in context of his prohibitionism.
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.
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