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Arthur B. Farwell papers
Diaries, notes, correspondence, and newspaper clippings relating to Arthur B. Farwell, a prominent crusader against alcohol use, gambling (especially racetrack betting), political corruption and vote fraud, crime and vice in Chicago, especially in the Hyde Park neighborhood. Includes materials on...
Carey Orr cartoon collection, part 3, 1930-1949.
Original drawings for cartoons published in the Chicago Tribune. Includes a series of six on prohibition called The history of Volsteadism (1930). Also includes Out to solve the great mystery (1947), The old way and the new, The proposed highway modernization, and Bluebeard's seventh wife? (1949).
Carey Orr cartoon collection, part 5, 1930-1961.
Original drawings for cartoons which were published in Chicago newspapers. Themes include Volsteadism, prohibition and international relations.
Fred W. Blaisdell papers
Correspondence, speeches, and other papers relative to Fred W. Blaisdell's work as executive director of the Better Government Association (ca. 1945-1957), as a member of the Union League Club of Chicago and of the Crusaders, an anti-prohibition group, and other aspects of Blaisdell's life. Topic...