WCTU


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WCTU

abbr.
Woman's Christian Temperance Union

W.C.T.U.

Woman's Christian Temperance Union.
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Earlier in the book, we learn that white women of the WCTU had advocated and won parole policies that used domestic servitude within white homes as an alternative to hard labor in prison for Black women.
The founding of the WCTU coincided with a popular movement to make Alaska a formal territory, with a right to representation in the U.S.
The next day after Atkins sent her letter, Margaret Clement of the state WCTU sent her affirmation and promise of prayer.
Mary Allen West, author of Childhood: Its Care and Culture, issued in 1892 by the WCTU publishing house, endorsed Chellis as belonging to an auspicious group of authors who write "good story books for children [and] .
The WCTU and the repressive legal regime put in place in the early 20th century, and the penal system's persistent connection of illicit drug use with addiction and crime, typify the first kind of regulation.
There were two women's movements especially prominent in English Canada during this time, due in part to their international profile, as well as the large scope of their social, political, and moral interests: The Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) founded in 1885, and the National Council of Women (NCW) founded in 1893.
The Board directed Berkshire to suggest a remedy, and Berkshire replied they would divest the two railroads (WCTU and CBEC) by December 31, 2012;
When the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) was formed in 1874, there was some discussion about the use of the word "Christian" in the name of the organization since it might "shut out the Jews." The name was chosen anyway, since the members felt there was no creed test," (3) However, in 1895, the editor of the periodical The American Jewess, Rosa Sonnenschein, wrote that "the name Christian indicates too narrow a sphere." But that was not her main objection to the movement.
Along with the Newfoundland branch of the World Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), they organized a public meeting on Monday night (19 April) to further rally support.
Don't you know that we are ruled by the WCTU [Woman's Christian Temperance Union], the Moral Reform League, the Ministerial Association and the APP [Alberta Provincial Police]?
(64) A dedicated suffragist, Julia Holder also served a term as president of the WCTU.