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An illustration portraying a caricature of Carry Amelia Nation leading a mob against a beleaguered saloon keeper who is defended by bible scripture in support of wine and drinking. Nation was a member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union and a crusader against alcohol in pre-Prohibition America. She was arrested 30 times between 1900 and 1910 for smashing bar fixtures and bottles of liquor with a hatchet.
Date: March 1, 1901
This political cartoon will help students understand that Carry A. Nation was a nationally known figure who was important in influencing events of the day.
Item Number: 210959
Call Number: B Nation, Carry *36
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210959
Business and Industry - Services - Food and drink - Bars & saloons
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Clubs and organizations - Reform/Advocacy - Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Curriculum - 4th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Individuals and developments (Benchmark 1) - Notable Kansans (Indicator 1)
Date - 1900s
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Prohibition and temperance
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Cartoon
People - Notable Kansans - Nation, Carry Amelia,1846-1911
People - Women
Thematic Time Period - Age of Reform, 1880 - 1917
Type of Material - Cartoons
Type of Material - Photographs