Anti-Saloon League

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The Anti-Saloon League was the leading organization lobbying for prohibition in the United States in the early 20th century. It was a key component of the Progressive Era, and was strongest in the South and rural North, drawing heavy support from pietistic Protestant ministers and their congregations, especially Methodists, Baptists, Disciples and Congregationalists.
1. John Rumbarger, Profits, power, and prohibition: alcohol reform and the industrializing of America, 1800-1930 (1989).
Related Information
  • The Anti-Saloon League 1909 Year Book ($)
  • The Anti-Saloon League 1914 Year Book ($)
  • Anti-Saloon League 1927 Proceedings ($)
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