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Prohibition & the Volstead Act : Secondary Sources: Books & Articles

Books

American Temperance Movements: Cycles of Reform, by Jack S. Blocker, Jr.
Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1989.
MNHS call number: Reading Room HV 5229 .B55 1989

The Anti-Saloon League and County Option: Reaching Consensus for Prohibition in Minnesota, 1897-1919, by Greg Tikalsky. M.A. thesis (MSU-Mankato), 2005
MNHS call number: HV5090.M6 T55 2005 

The Long Thirst: Prohibition in America, 1920-1933, by Thomas M. Coffey.
New York: Norton, 1975.
MNHS call number: HV 5089 .C66

The Passage of the Volstead Act: A Study of the Legislative Process, by Edward H. Vraalstad.
B.A. thesis (Lawrence College), 1962.
MNHS call number: HV 5089 .V8

Prohibition and the Progressive Movement, 1900-1920, by James H. Timberlake.
Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1963.
MNHS call number: HV 5089 .T5

Prohibition in Minnesota, by Margaret Murray.
Typescript, 1977.
MNHS call number: HV 5297.M6 M82

Minnesota 13: Stearns County's 'Wet' Wild Prohibition Days, by Elaine Davis. 
St. Cloud, MN : Sweet Grass Pub, 2007.
MNHS call number:  HV5090.M6 D38 2007

 

Articles

"Andrew Volstead: Prohibition’s Public Face", by Rae Katherine Eighmey. 
In Minneosta History,  vol. 63, no. 8 (winter 2013/14).
MNHS call number: Reading Room F601.5 .M66 v.63:8

"Volstead and Prohibition: A Roaring ’20s Memoir," by Helen Warren Pfleger.
In Ramsey County History, vol. 12, no. 1 (spring/summer 1975).
MNHS call number: Reading Room F 612 .R22 R3 v.12:1

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