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Guide to the Prohibition Collection 1977.127

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Miranda Schwartz

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on January 23, 2012
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Brooklyn Prohibition collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1893-1942
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1893-1921
Abstract: The Prohibition Collection contains temperance periodicals, publications, correspondence, photographs, lecture invitations, campaign material, and newspaper clippings, 1893-1942, relating to the Prohibition movement in the U.S. and in New York State and City in particular. This material provides a look at this American political movement from the local level in New York and Kings Counties. The bulk of the material was donated in 1932 by George B. Hilliard, who was involved in the Prohibition movement for decades and was a county organizer and executive committee member for the Prohibition County Committee of New York. Some of the items date from 1933 to 1942 and their provenance cannot be established.
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet in 2 document boxes and one oversize box.
Language of Materials: Materials in English
Graphic materials [Oversize]: 1977.127 3 of 3 (OS-25)
Call Phrase: 1977.127