A 1901 photograph of Carrie (Carry) Nation with a hatchet and a Bible.
After Carrie (or Carry) Nation lost her first husband to alcohol, she became a passionate and radical advocate for temperance. Nation raided saloons, where she used a hatchet to smash liquor bottles. She called this “hatchetation,” and it led to more than thirty arrests. In this 1901 photo possibly used to raise money for temperance, Nation poses with a hatchet and a Bible.