'Crusading Women of New Vienna' illustration   Save
'Crusading Women of New Vienna' illustration
Description: Illustration of "The crusading women of New Vienna," from Henry Howe's "Historical Collection of Ohio," 1909. This illustration shows an organized protest held by women in support of Temperance outside of an unidentified New Vienna saloon, likely during the ca. 1870 Whiskey Crusade. The Temperance movement was an organized effort during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to limit or outlaw the consumption and production of alcoholic beverages in the United States. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04044
Subjects: Temperance--United States--1870-1880; Alcohol; Women--Societies and clubs--Ohio
Places: New Vienna (Ohio); Clinton County (Ohio)