Prohibition -- United States -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2229
Overview Microfilmed copy of a scrapbook outlining the history of college debating in West Virginia, 1933-1941. The scrapbook was prepared by Dr. Chapman and the Fairmont State College debate teams. Original is in the Fairmont State College Library.
Collection Number: A&M.0721
Overview The letters and papers of E.C. & H.B. Eagle, a father and son legal firm of Hinton, Summers County. Subjects mentioned are election campaigns, women's suffrage, prohibition, World War II, Korean War, gun control, and the goals and strategies of the Republican Party. Correspondents include Robert C. Byrd, Walter S. Hallanan, Rush D. Holt, Arch A. Moore, Jennings Randolph, Hulett C. Smith, Cecil Underwood.
Dates: ca. 1910-1980
Collection Number: A&M.0647
Overview Records of F.A. Simpson, a justice of the peace in Barbour County. Also included, dating between 1914-1942, are a few papers and speeches of J.A. Viquesney, West Virginia Game and Fish Warden (1909-1916) and justice of the peace; 1930 election campaign material relating to Henry D. Hatfield, James Ellwood Jones, and Carl B. Harvey; and references to politics, game laws, cost of medical service, and prohibition.
Collection Number: A&M.1686
Overview Correspondence, speeches, essays, clippings, and account books of a Clarksburg lawyer, Republican state senator, and Harrison County local historian. Subjects include the history of Clarksburg and Shinnston; the Progressive Movement, women's suffrage, and prohibition in West Virginia; West Virginia Wesleyan College; West Virginia Historical Society; Methodism in Harrison County and the state; Methodist missions in Korea, China, India, the Philippines, and the United States; gristmills and...
Collection Number: A&M.2503
Overview A collection of 400 letters, cards, petitions, telegrams, printed, and other similar items received and sent by U.S. Senator and Representatives Howard Sutherland (1865-1950) of West Virginia. The papers are part of Sutherland's constituent mail and are all concerned with the question of woman suffrage. The period covered is 1914-1919, and correspondence regarding both the Bristow-Mondell House Resolution, considered in Jan. 1915, and the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, voted upon 5 June 1919, is...
Collection Number: A&M.0908
Scope and Contents The papers of Hugh Ike Shott of Bluefield, W.Va. Mr. Shott was owner and publisher of The Blue Field Telegraph and the Sunset News. He was also owner of radio stations WHIS of Bluefield, and served as postmaster in Bluefield by appointments of Presidents T. Roosevelt and Taft. He was twice elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, 1928 and 1930, and in 1942 was elected to the U.S. Senate for the unexpired term of M. M. Neely. Mr. Shott was also a member of the W.Va. Semi-Centennial...
Collection Number: A&M.1895
Overview Correspondence, mainly concerning family news and business. There is comment on prohibition, President Woodrow Wilson's reelection, World War I speculation, the Food Administration under Herbert Hoover, and the influenza outbreak of 1919-1920.
Collection Number: A&M.2778
Overview Typescript memoir of the life of Mother Jones, entitled "Mother Jones: the Life Story of the Irish Immigrant Girl Who Became the Most Unique Character in the American Labor Movement, Living Past 100 Years," written by Lillie May Burgess of Hyattsville, Maryland, and copyrighted 8 February 1938. The manuscript is in two parts, several pages of which are missing. The first part (241pp.) is entitled "The Life Story of Mother Jones: American Labor's Joan of Arc," and is a narration of events in...
Collection Number: A&M.0930
Collection Number: A&M.1047
Overview A petition signed by 324 students of Hurricane High School on May 2, 1941 protesting existing conditions in Hurricane, W.Va. The students request the officials of Hurricane 'to do the following things: (1) Take the proper steps to close all beer sales in Hurricane. (2) Stop drunkenness and disorderly conduct on our streets. (3) Cooperate with the State Police in any attempt to enforce obedience to law and order. (4) Close Sunday Theatres.'
Dates: 1941 May 2