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TYLER, HELEN E. - Where Prayer and Purpose Meet the Wctu Story

Title: Where Prayer and Purpose Meet the Wctu Story
Description: Evanston, IL: The Signal Press, 1949. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends of the book covers have some light bumping and nicking. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has noticeable toning to the spine and flap joints and there are a couple of small edge nicks and tears to the edges, along with several small chips missing to the spine ends. "The Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) is an active temperance organization that was among the first organizations of women devoted to social reform with a program that "linked the religious and the secular through concerted and far-reaching reform strategies based on applied Christianity." It was influential in the temperance movement, and supported the 18th Amendment. The WCTU was originally organized on December 23, 1873, in Hillsboro, Ohio, and officially declared at a national convention in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1874. It operated at an international level and in the context of religion and reform, including missionary work and woman's suffrage.". Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket .

Keywords: Helen E. Tyler WCTU Prayer Womens Christian Temperance Union Temperance Drinking Alcohol Sufferage American History

Price: US$ 20.00 Seller: S. Howlett-West Books
- Book number: 35040

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