Anti-Saloon League of Virginia Notice
Scope and Content
This collection includes an undated Notice of Temperance Meetings. The meeting was held by Rev. J. W. West, of Richmond, Virginia, Field Secretary of the Anti-Saloon League of Virginia. The notice includes a list of subjects discussed by West and testimonials praising his work and past speeches. Testimonials were mostly written by other religious leaders, but there is one from an ex-saloon keeper. Based on one testimonial that includes a date, this notice was probably written sometime between Oct. 14, 1903 and 1909.
- ca. 1903-1909
- West, J. W., Rev. (Person)
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The Anti-Saloon League of Virginia was established in 1901. With the help of Protestant evangelicals in the state, they gained support in the state and succeeded in bringing in Prohibition in 1916. The league retained power until 1933, at the end of prohibition.
Source: Pegram, Thomas. "Anti-Saloon League of Virginia." (2020, December 07). In Encyclopedia Virginia. https://encyclopediavirginia.org/entries/anti-saloon-league-of-virginia. Accessed September 1, 2022.
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This collection includes an undated Notice of Temperate Meetings held by Rev. J. W. West, Field Secretary of the Anti-Saloon League of Virginia. It includes subjects discussed and testimonials and probably dates between 1903-1909. The Anti-Saloon League of Virginia existed from 1901 to 1933, at the end of prohibition.
Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased by Special Collections and University Archives in September 2019.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Anti-Saloon League of Virginia Notice by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Anti-Saloon League of Virginia Notice was completed in September 2022.
- Anti-Saloon League of Virginia Notice, ca. 1903-1909
- Kaitlynn Harless, Graduate Assistant
- 2022 (CC0 1.0)
- Language of description
- Script of description
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