The Use and Need of The Life of Carry A. Nation Written by Herself
by NATION, Carry A.
Topeka: F. M. Steves & Sons. 1904. First. First edition. Octavo. Printed yellow wrappers. 199, pp., many inserted plates from photographs. Name and stamp of "Ernest E. Mines," corners a little rubbed or bumped, small nicks on the spine, a very good copy. Autobiography of the Kentucky-born rabid temperance advocate best-known for attacking establishments that served alcohol with a hatchet, who changed her name from Carrie to "Carry A. Nation" and trademarked it so it could be used as a slogan. Widowed from an alcoholic husband, she was remarried to a minister and started a branch of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union in Kansas, and became increasingly radicalized. Her antics were notorious,and in some sense she helped lay the groundwork for Prohibition. . (Inventory #: 408848)
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