University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Prohibition Scrapbook, [ca. 1907-1935]



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Prohibition Scrapbook
Title: Prohibition Scrapbook
Dates: [ca. 1907-1935]
Abstract: Composed of newspaper clippings and certificates, the Prohibition Scrapbook, [ca. 1907-1935], documents the prohibition movement in Texas during the early 20th century.
Extent: 9 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Composed of newspaper clippings and certificates, the Prohibition Scrapbook, [ca. 1907-1935], documents the prohibition movement in Texas during the early 20th century. Clippings concern a variety of social and political topics, including health effects of alcohol, national and state campaigns, presidential elections, and the passage of legislation, among other subjects.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Texas. Legislature.
Subjects
Presidents -- United States -- Election.
Prohibition -- Texas.
Places
Texas -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Texas -- Politics and government.
Texas -- Social conditions.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Prohibition Scrapbook, [ca. 1907-1935], Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3L379 Newspaper clippings and certificates:
Organization, leadership, propaganda State campaigns, pre-1911
State campaign, 1912-1916
State efforts, 1917-1919
Local option campaigns
Enforcement, 1920-1919
Repeal, 1933-1935
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3L380
National efforts, pre-Eighteenth Amendment
Eighteenth Amendment
National enforcement, support, and opposition, 1920-1933
1928 Presidential campaign
1932 Presidential campaign and repeal, 1933
1935 Presidential campaign and repeal, 1930-1933
Texas data