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For God and home and every land: Suffrage internationalism in the World’s Woman’s Christian Temperance Union

James Keating

in Distant Sisters: Australasian Women and the International Struggle for the Vote, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526140951
eISBN:
9781526158345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140968.00008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter considers the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), the world’s largest mass-membership women’s organisation in the late nineteenth century and a common denominator in all seven ... More


When Powerful Women Came to Town

Miki Pfeffer

in Southern Ladies and Suffragists: Julia Ward Howe and Women's Rights at the 1884 New Orleans World's Fair

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628461343
eISBN:
9781626740730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461343.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the arrival of famous women in the spring of 1885, drawn to New Orleans by the chance to speak to broad new audiences about the causes of their lives. Among them was Frances E. ... More


Competing Visual Campaigns

Allison K. Lange

in Picturing Political Power: Images in the Women's Suffrage Movement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226703244
eISBN:
9780226703381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703381.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

The fifth chapter centers on the turn of the century when suffrage organizations began forming national visual campaigns. They debated what political women should look like. Were they respectable ... More


Channeling Womanpower: Maternalism and World War I Mobilization

Lynn Dumenil

in The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631219
eISBN:
9781469631233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631219.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines women's voluntary associations' role in mobilization. It examining the Women's Committee of the Council of National Defense, the Young Women's Christian Association, the Woman's ... More


Tents, Autos, Gospel Grenades: Evangelistic Organizations

Priscilla Pope-Levison

in Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723845
eISBN:
9780814744420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723845.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter features the evangelistic organizations that arranged, financed, and implemented evangelistic meetings. Some remained small outfits, such as Maria Woodworth-Etter's or the Catholic Truth ... More


Distant Sisters: Australasian Women and the International Struggle for the Vote, 1880-1914

James Keating

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526140951
eISBN:
9781526158345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140968
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Distant Sisters offers a new history of the connections that women in Australia and New Zealand made with one another, and suffragists across the world, in their pioneer pursuit of the vote and ... More


“Putting on the Lid”: The Anti-Saloon League and Its Impact on the Dry Movement (1898–1915)

Sabine N. Meyer

in We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039355
eISBN:
9780252097409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039355.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the Anti-Saloon League's (ASL) impact on the temperance movement in Minnesota during the period 1898–1915. The turn of the century witnessed a nationwide expansion of temperance ... More


Press Philanthropy and the Politics of Want

Vincent DiGirolamo

in Crying the News: A History of America's Newsboys

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780195320251
eISBN:
9780190933258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195320251.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

To better recruit and discipline their young distribution force, newspaper publishers and circulation managers in the 1880s became pioneers of corporate welfare. Led by Joseph Pulitzer in St. Louis, ... More


Precedents

Elisabeth Israels Perry

in After the Vote: Feminist Politics in La Guardia's New York

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199341849
eISBN:
9780190948542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199341849.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

The American woman suffrage movement inspired women to take actions unprecedented for their sex, such as marching in parades and picketing the White House. In addition, suffragists also engaged in ... More


“Talking against a Stonewall”: The High License Consensus (1888–1897)

Sabine N. Meyer

in We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039355
eISBN:
9780252097409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039355.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the emergence of a High License consensus in Minnesota during the period 1888–1897. In the decade after the passage of the High License Law, there was an almost complete ... More


Prohibition and Its Aftermath

Hudson Cattell

in Wines of Eastern North America: From Prohibition to the Present-A History and Desk Reference

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451980
eISBN:
9780801469008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451980.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the Prohibition in the United States and Canada. In the United States, concern about the drinking of hard liquor led to the first state prohibitory law in Maine in 1851, which ... More


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