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Praying booth photograph
Description: Stereograph showing an organized protest held by women against the legal sale of alcohol. The women have set up a "praying booth" outside of J. Rogers saloon in Mount Vernon, Ohio. Identified on the back are Mrs. Baldwin and Rev Hamilton. The stereograph is part of a collection consisting of twenty-six stereographs from a series published by Fred S. Crowell titled "The Whiskey Crusade in Ohio." The images document the activities of women who participated in the Temperance Crusade of 1873 - 1874 in Mount Vernon, Ohio. 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: SC5354_003_01
Subjects: Temperance; Women--Societies and clubs--Ohio; Women social reformers - Ohio; Prohibition
Places: Mount Vernon (Ohio); Knox County (Ohio)