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Subtitle: State Legislation on the Temperance Question.

Title: Christian Recorder - August 17, 1854

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Christian Recorder (1852 - 1856)

The writer argues for the passage of temperance laws prohibiting the sale of intoxicating drink.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: H. Pattinson's Temperance House.

Title: Colored American - August 19, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer relates a story of being refused a cup of tea at a temperance house. The proprietor of the house said that he didn't want to upset his customers and so he refused to serve the editor of this paper. The writer expresses his opinion of this refusal and included a letter from Thomas Van Rensselaer expressing a similar point of view.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: Temperance Meetings.

Title: Colored American - December 25, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer provides a brief overview of recent Temperance meetings.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Pittsburgh Temperance Society.

Title: Colored American - May 20, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer expresses his view that a commitment to temperance and punctual attendance at meetings devoted to this cause promotes the idea that African Americans are industrious, pious and moral people. He believes that presenting a moral and industrious image helps to counter the stereotyping that prejudice promotes.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: Temperance.

Title: Colored American - May 20, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer recommends that the subject of temperance be included in upcoming conventions held by the Methodist Church. He went on to express his beliefs in the benefits of a life devoted to the abstinance of alcoholic drinks.

Description of file(s): one scanned, one columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: Connecticut Temperance Meeting.

Title: Colored American - September 19, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer reports on a recent State Temperance and Moral Reform Society convention he attended. Included is a brief description of his travel experience aboard a steamboat that took him to the convention.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: Connecticut State Temperance Convention.

Title: Colored American - September 25, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer informs his readers that the scheduled date for the Connecticut State Temperance Convention has been changed.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Temperance Progress.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - April 7, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate (1842 - 18??)

The writer offers commentary on the current trend towards abstinence of drinking alcohol and aligning with the ideas of the Temperance movement among African Americans.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: Temperance Meeting.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - February 10, 1842

Speaker or author: M.

Newspaper or publication: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate (1842 - 18??)

The writer encourages his readers to attend a Temperance meeting to be held that evening.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Temperance Among the Fugitives.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 23, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer shares one man's experience of the positive influence of the Temperance Society in his area.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Temperance in Canada.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - February 12, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

Brief overview of a monthly temperance meeting in Sandwich township.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Temperance in Canada.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - January 15, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer provides a brief overview of a recent Temperance meeting.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Progress of Temperance.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - January 29, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer provides an overview of two recent U.S. temperance laws established in an effort to control the sale of alcohol.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: Skin Deep Temperance.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - June 18, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer questions the motivation of abolitionists who will shun the Church and political factions due to their alliance with slavery, yet accept organizations like the Sons of Temperance who have known slave holders among their members. While the Sons of Temperance Society was established with strong moral values, they refuse to allow people of African descent to be members.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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