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Prohibition -- Georgia -- Atlanta

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Hamilton Stephens letter to James M. Calhoun

Identifier: ahc.MSS580f
Scope and Content This collection contains a letter written by Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens to James M. Calhoun, mayor of Atlanta, Georgia. The letter discusses Calhoun's recent appointment to civil governor of Atlanta by General Braxton Bragg. Stephens writes that the prohibition of the sale of alcohol to soldiers is unconstitutional according to the Confederate Constitution and the Rules and Articles of the Confederacy. He also states that Calhounā€™s new position as civil governor of Atlanta is...
Dates: 1862 September 8

J. J. Gonzalis collection of political and civic ephemera

Identifier: ahc.MSS123f
Scope and Content This collection contains Atlanta political and civic ephemera, including an invitation to a reception at the Commercial Club; ballots, tickets, and a ribbon for the Prohibition party; a ballot for a bond election; a slate of candidates under the White Democratic Primary in Atlanta in 1896; an Anti-Barroom ticket; cards for the election of Governor, State Senator and other officials, including Woodrow Wilson for President of the United States; a ticket for the election of Mayor W. A. Hemphill,...
Dates: 1892-1919, undated

John C. Allen documents

Identifier: ahc.MSS477f
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence between Allen and L. E. Mallard relating to interests in or near Folkston, Georgia; items of First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta; and Anti-Saloon League of America, Department of Georgia materials.
Dates: 1901-1922