Series 4
Program material, 1930s-1981
Boxes 17-21 and OP1-2

Scope and Content Note

This series contains material created and/or collected by various state officers in the preparation of programs to be offered to the local unions as well as to the general public through news articles, interviews, and speeches.

The materials in this series are arranged chronologically or functionally depending on the nature of the documents. For the most part, Box 17 contains chronologically arranged materials that were prepared for local unions' monthly meetings. At the end of Box 17 and in Box 18 are a few working files of individual state and district officers as well as folders kept for state and national conventions. Also in Box 18 are materials used in carrying out the organizational functions of the state union including, in particular, records from the 1930s concerning the recruiting and organizing activities of a national WCTU lecturer. At the end of the series, in Boxes 20 and 21 are subject files concerning topics of particular interest to the WCTU and remain in their original alphabetic order.

Other related materials are located in Series 1, Correspondence; Series 5, Printed Material; Series 6, Youth Temperance Council Records; Series 7, Loyal Temperance Legion Records; Series 8, National WCTU Records; and Series 10, Collected Material.

Arrangement Note

The series is organized by type of document.

Material for local unions' monthly meetings
Box Folder Content
Box Folder Content
17 1 1930s
17 2 1940-1946
17 3 1947-1949
17 4 1940s, undated
17 5 1950
17 6 1951-1952
17 7 1953-1955
17 8 1956-1957
17 9 1958-1959
17 10 1960-1963
17 11 1965-1981
Working files
17 12 Working file, 1960-1961 [removed from loose-leaf binder]
18 1 Working file, 1962 [Mrs. O.J. Woodward]
18 2-3 Working file, 1938-1961 [Bertha Birdsong]
18 4 Working file, 1962 Georgia Convention [Bertha Birdsong]
18 5 Working file, 1940s [Mrs. H.J. Eason]
18 6 Working file, 1940s-1950s [Mary Scott Russell; contains photographs]
18 7 Working file, National WCTU Convention, 1957-1958 [Mrs. W.M. Dugger; contains clippings, convention address, and convention program]
18 8 "Clip and Use" articles, 1952-1955
Organizational files
18 9 Field work, 1930s [contains records of national WCTU lecturer Julius Gilbert White for period of work in Georgia]
18 10 Miscellaneous, 1940-1978 and undated
18 11 National WCTU Jubilee, 1949
18 12 Publicity
General and undated
OP1 - Broadsides, 1937, 1941, 1948 and undated
OP2 1 Broadsides, undated
OP2 2 Broadsides, undated
OP2 3 Broadsides, [1948?]
OP2 4 Broadsides, undated
OP2 5 Broadsides, 1947-1954
19 1 Devotional material
OP2 7 Miscellaneous, undated
19 2 Press releases and radio broadcasts, 1933-1953, and undated
19 3-9 Undated material
Subject files
20 1 Alcohol education
20 2 Armor, Mary Harris
20 3 Bootlegging
20 4 Bulletin material
20 5 Civil defense
20 6 Elections
20 7 Essay contests
20 8 Film library
20 9 Legislation, 1930s
21 1 Legislation, 1940s
21 2 Legislation, 1950s
21 3 Legislation, 1960s
21 4 Moderation
21 5 Plays and skits
21 6 Temperance education for children
21 7 Temperance education in church schools
21 8 Temperance education in public schools, 1930s
21 9 Temperance education in public schools, 1940s-1950s
21 10 Temperance facts: Primary, 1965
21 11 Temperance facts: Junior, 1965
21 12 Temperance facts: Intermediate, 1965
21 13 Temperance facts: Adult, 1965
21 14 Temperance facts: "Some Facts about Alcohol," 1965
21 15 Willard, Frances E.
21 16 Youth Temperance Education Week
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