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A. H. Gufler to Governor Ben Paulen

A. H. Gufler to Governor Ben Paulen
Creator: Gufler, A. H
Date: February 2, 1927
In this letter, A.H. Gufler expresses disappointment in the language of the new Kansas cigarette law and encloses a newspaper article by the associated press in which Governor Paulen is quoted.


A.H. Gufler to Representatives E.H. Rees and L.R. Cowden

A.H. Gufler to Representatives E.H. Rees and L.R. Cowden
Creator: Gufler, A. H
Date: March 3, 1927
A.H. Gufler, vice president of The Theo. Poehler Mercantile, writes to state representatives encouraging legalization of cigarettes in Kansas. The new cigarette law, H.B. 1 under consideration, was signed into law by Governor Paulen in 1927.


Appetite

Appetite
Creator: Franklin, William S. (William Suddards), 1863-1930
Date: 1894
A temperance booklet that notes "morbid appetite, once created is the tyrant which ruins the individual," and that abstinence from a habit which has no benefit, such as coffee, tobacco, liquor, etc., is the solution to society's troubles.


C. E. Booz to Governor Ben Paulen

C. E. Booz to Governor Ben Paulen
Creator: Booz, C.E.
Date: January 22, 1927
In this letter, C. E. Booz, of the McPherson Hail Insurance Company, writes Kansas Governor Ben Paulen opposing legislation to repeal the Kansas Anti Cigarette law.


John L. Frye to Governor Ben Paulen

John L. Frye to Governor Ben Paulen
Creator: Frye, John
Date: January 20, 1927
John Frye writes to Governor Paulen with his concerns about repeal of the Kansas anti-cigarette law.


Juvenile pledge, anti tobacco

Juvenile pledge, anti tobacco
Creator: Unknown author
Date: Unknown
This postcard, probably part of the Anti Tobacco campaign, asks juveniles to pledge they will not use tobacco.


Michael W. Birmingham to Governor Henry J. Allen Anti-Cigarette Law 1919

Michael W. Birmingham to Governor Henry J. Allen Anti-Cigarette Law 1919
Creator: Birmingham, Michael W.
Date: June 13, 1919
Michael Birmingham, calling himself "a soldier who has been over there," writes to Kansas Governor Henry Allen of Topeka asking for repeal of the "Anti-Cigarette Law" "Is the anti-cigarette law a national one? I think not." writes Birmingham. "You erect triumphal arches for us to march under on our victorous [sic] home coming march, but do you stop and consider that one of us may want a "Camel"? "


Myra McHenry

Myra McHenry
Creator: Buck, G.V.
Date: Between 1900 and 1930
Myra McHenry was a reformer who fought for anti-smoking laws as well as temperance and women's suffrage.


R.H. Colegrove to Governor Arthur Capper

R.H. Colegrove to Governor Arthur Capper
Creator: Colegrove, R.H.
Date: October 5, 1916
R.H. Colegrove, Superintendent of Hamilton High School, seeks assistance from Governor Capper to stop the sale of cigarette papers and cigarettes to minors.


Resolution to retain the anti-cigarette law

Resolution to retain the anti-cigarette law
Creator: Kansas Branch National Congress of Mothers and Parent-Teachers Association
Date: January 13, 1923
A 1923 resolution to retain the present anti-cigarette law by the Kansas branch of the National Congress of Mothers and Parent-Teachers Association. The anti-cigarette law was passed in 1889 prohibiting anyone to sell, give, or buy cigarettes for individuals under the age of 16. Following WWI, public opinion about cigarette smoking had changed and the law was repealed in 1927.


The cigarette problem

The cigarette problem
Creator: University of Kansas Department of Child Welfare
Date: Between Unknown and Unknown
In this plan to enlist the boys of Kansas in a non smoking campaign, John Edwards, author of the Kansas anti-cigarette law has agrees to pay $100 dollars to the boys club and $50 to the individual boy, who makes the best showing in a campaign against the cigarette. The booklet outlining the harm of smoking may have been written by William A. McKeever, Department of Child Welfare, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.


The cigarette smoking boy

The cigarette smoking boy
Creator: McKeever, William A.
Date: 1909
In this training pamphlet, William McKeever, Professor of Philosophy for the Kansas State Agricultural College, discusses harmful aspects of smoking and its influence upon boys.


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