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Temperance Magazines (Temperance Journals or Periodicals)

temperance magzines

Many organizations published temperance magazines or journals. This listing includes most of those. However, it does not include annual reports, minutes, proceedings, or yearbooks.    Overview of Temperance Magazines I.   Geographic List II.  Alphabetical List III. Resources After each temperance magazine is when available, the place of publication, the sponsoring organization, and the dates …

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Women’s Moderation Union (Promoted Repeal)

Women's Moderation Union

M. Louise Gross founded and headed the Women’s Moderation Union. This helped belie the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union‘s (WCTU) insistence that it spoke for American women. The president of the WCTU had shouted before Congress that she spoke for all American women. That was in an effort to enhance her political power. Gross decided that …

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Daisy Douglas Barr (WCTU and KKK Temperance Leader)

Daisy Douglas Barr

Daisy Douglas Barr was the fiery leader of the Women’s Ku Klux Klan (WKKK) in Indiana and seven other states. Thus, she led about 250,000 WKKK members. That was in the early 1920s. Barr worked closely with the Indiana KKK‘s “Grand Wizard,” D.C. Stevenson. Together, they worked hard on the governor’s race. Many people consider …

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