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Prohibition -- United States -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Putnam County, Hurricane Senior High, Prohibition Petition

Collection Number: A&M 1047

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

William Edwin Chilton (1858-1939) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1652
Scope and Content Papers of William Edwin Chilton (1858-1939), a lawyer, Democratic politician, publisher of the Charleston Gazette, and U.S. Senator (1911-1917); also includes correspondence of his son William E. Chilton, Jr., editor of the Gazette. The Chiltons were a prominent Charleston family who were long-time owners of the Gazette. There are series of correspondence, legal papers, speeches and writings, and other...
Dates: 1917, 1928-1939