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Temperance axe pendant

Temperance axe pendant

Descriptive Summary

Title: Temperance axe pendant
Creator: Nation, Carry Amelia, 1846-1911
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1900-1930
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 3 items
Collection Number: ms4295
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Carry Nation (1846-1911) was an anti-alcohol activist who encouraged fellow temperance movement members to use axes to break open barrels of alcohol and destroy bars.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a 1.25 inch axe pendant, the emblem of 20th century anti-alcohol activist Carry Nation. In addition, the collection contains a postcard of Nation's home and a postcard describing Nation's contributions to the temperance movement through the destruction bars and saloons with a hatchet.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Temperance axe pendant, ms4295, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Nation, Carry Amelia, 1846-1911

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Pendant and postcards, 1900-1930