• Creator
  • Poindexter, Miles
  • Created Date
  • 1921
  • Description
  • Washington State Senator Miles Poindexter writes to an Ohio citizen, Reverend Ernest H. Cherrington, to express his views on the state of America during prohibition. Poindexter writes that "it is perfectly evident that the country has derived enormous benefits from the suppression of liquor traffic." He states that while there have been violations of the law, "great masses of people...now have better clothing and better food and better opportu... more
    Washington State Senator Miles Poindexter writes to an Ohio citizen, Reverend Ernest H. Cherrington, to express his views on the state of America during prohibition. Poindexter writes that "it is perfectly evident that the country has derived enormous benefits from the suppression of liquor traffic." He states that while there have been violations of the law, "great masses of people...now have better clothing and better food and better opportunities to become worthy American citizens" because of the dry movement. Poindexter also writes that continued enforcement of the law is critical. less
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2013