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James E. Child, "Trying a Case in Waseca County While (Allegedly) Under the Influence of Liquor" (1905).
In 1905 James E, Child, a lawyer, journalist and member of the temperance movement in Waseca County, Minnesota, published a year-by-year history of the county. In his chapter on the year 1878 he included a short account of a chaotic trial in Justice Court that featured a lawyer who, he alleged, was ...
The Noble Experiment in Minnesota. Thomas L. Olson: Book Review of Elaine Davis, "Minnesota 13: Stearns County's 'Wet' Wild Prohibition Days." (2007).
Alcohol prohibition in the United States, as proscribed by the Constitution's 18th Amendment, lasted just 13 years and failed utterly. Yet it is the subject of countless books and articles--both popular and scholarly. It has also been the stuff of endless fiction and motion pictures. And it...
Thomas L. Olson: Book Review of Sabine N. Meyer, "We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota" (2018).
In "We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota," Sabine Meyer, a Professor of American Studies at the University of Osnabrück, Germany, offers an indispensable history to help us understand the longest socio-legal reform movement in America.