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Life on the Prairies - Temperance Movement
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Ref Number
R-B10109
Item Date
1915


Premier Scott declared prohibition as a government policy.


"The movement to ban alcohol had been around for some time, but it was not until 1915 that a law was passed restricting the sale of liquor in Saskatchewan. The following year all bar and club licenses were to be abolished and the province would control the wholesale side. Backyard stills were often found in rural Saskatchewan."

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Reference Number:
R-B10109
Media Type:
drawing
Notes:
"Taken from the Grain Growers' Guide, May 26, 1915"
Keywords:
Temperance; Caricatures and Cartoons


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Image Preview R-B10109 Drawing 1 - Premier Scott declared prohibition as a government policy.
Image Preview R-A9944-1 Drawing 2 - "A copy of the 'Pledge', which was used to gain support for prohibition."
Image Preview R-70 PDF Document 3 - There were attempts to bring in prohibition as early as 1888.
Image Preview R-E2499 PDF Document 4 - The 'Crusader' newspaper was a leading advocate for prohibition.
Image Preview R-A19421 Drawing 5 - Following the government's declaration of prohibition in 1915, editorial cartoons predicted the fall of 'King Booze' in
Image Preview R-A26890 Photograph 6 - A distillery in the trees near Forget.
Image Preview Pamphlet PDF Document 7 - Prohibition was abandoned in 1925, but the Provincial Police still had work to do enforcing regulations related to the s
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