Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Canvassing for Suffrage

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on June 1, 2010

A booklet with printed slips (one of which is filled in) used by canvassers for the Society of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies in the England, circa 1911.

O, Temperance, O, Mores!

Posted in Beinecke Library, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on September 24, 2007

Young Gentlemen & Ladies Social & Temperance Society of Chester, CT.
A minute book of the organization, 1829-1841

complete with statement of purpose

And lists of members

However, if you fell off the wagon, your name was crossed out *and* you got the finger!

[Watch out for those Smith boys!]