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"Boys should abstain from all use of wine until their eighteenth year, for it is wrong to add fire to fire."


"We soon learned that compulsion will not make people sober; it must be brought about by the example of the best people. The prohibition law made more drunkards than if there had been an open bar and free drinks on every corner street."
                                                                    Samuel Benfield Steele

E1 Dominion Scientific Temperance Committee, Provincial Archives of Alberta, PR1974.

Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1984-4-940 Dominion W.C.T.U.

Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1984-4-932 Dominion W.C.T.U.

Police arresting a man for illegal possession of alcohol, Toronto,  LAC PA-069901,  16 September 1916

Rare Books and Special Collections, UBC

"Four and twenty Yankees, feeling very dry,
Went across the border to get a drink of rye.
When the rye was opened, the Yanks began to sing,
'God bless America, but God save the King!"

                                             Duke of Windsor, 1919


Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1983-33-1123 Citizen's Liberty League

Acc. No. 1983-29-113

Canadian Postcard by E.L. White (c. 1929-1930) [source - Postcardy: The Postcard Explorer]

Ontario Archives 1930?