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Carry A. Nation, a nationally recognized temperance advocate, used this unfinished wooden cane. Nation, a resident of Medicine Lodge, Kansas, achieved infamy for attacking saloons with a hatchet to discourage drinking. She was frequently jailed for vandalism. Later in life, Nation donated many items to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, including this cane.

Date: between 1890 and 1899

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Item Number: 224720
KSHS Identifier: 1927.29.0

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