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Ivory-colored wool dress worn by Carry A. Nation, an internationally recognized leader in the Temperance movement. A resident of Medicine Lodge, Kansas, Nation was known to enter alcohol-serving establishments and attack the bar with a hatchet in order to discourage drinking. Nation was frequently jailed for her acts of vandalism.
Item Number: 223554
KSHS Identifier: 1999.56.57
Collections - Museum
Community Life - Clubs and organizations - Reform/Advocacy - Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Date - 1900s - 1909
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Prohibition and temperance
Objects and Artifacts - Personal Artifacts - Clothing - Clothing, Outerwear - Dress - Woman's
People - Notable Kansans - Nation, Carry Amelia,1846-1911
Places - Cities and towns - Medicine Lodge
Places - Counties - Barber
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts