Carry Nation Tried to Save 'Immoral' Los Angeles
His ancestor made her name chopping up saloons with a hatchet ... In the 1890s, Carry Nation began what she referred to as her "divine call," helping to lead the Woman's Christian Temperance Union in Kansas. Beginning in 1900, Nation and her followers ...
Carrie Nation named ‘Most Notable’ Kansan
The hatchet became synonymous with ... “MRS. CARRY NATION IS DEAD – Began active work against saloons in Wichita in 1900 by smashing bars, mirrors and pictures. “LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS — Mrs. Carry A. Nation, the Kansas “saloon smasher,” died ...
Cemetery Tours Presents… Carry A. Nation
She would raid establishments that served alcohol wielding a hatchet. Rendering to descriptions, Carry was almost 6 feet tall and 175 pounds. One can only imagine her marching into a bar and smashing everything ... 30 times between 1900 and 1910.
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even though Kansas still hasn’t ratified the constitutional amendment that repealed it. Medicine Lodge, population 2,000, was the home of Carry A. Nation, who famously crusaded against liquor by smashing up saloons with her hatchet. (Associated Press ...
Relative of Prohibition leader Frank Stahl to speak at Auburn alumni banquet
He was appointed police chief of Topeka in 1900 and became a leader ... he had to jail her when she started smashing saloons in Topeka. Before his death in March 1937, Stahl wrote his autobiography, “One-Way Ticket to Kansas.” Moore said Auburn High ...