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Sheldon Crusade
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The Reverend Charles Sheldon and the Reverend Benjamin Young pour liquor down the sewer on a temperance crusade in Topeka, Kansas, June 1914. Sheldon, known for his bestselling book, In His Steps, was among those strongly in favor of prohibition. Kansas voters supported a constitutional amendment to prohibit the sale and manufacture of alcohol in 1880. A 1917 state law prohibited the possession of alcohol, exempting communion wine. In 1919 the nation followed with the 18th Amendment, which was repealed in 1933. Kansas continued a statewide ban until 1948. From the collections of the Kansas Historical Society, the print was produced for the Kansas Historical Foundation.
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Image area 4.5 by 6.5 inches
8 by 10 inches, matted
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