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Prohibition Bibliography

Resources are categorized as (I) General, (II) State-Specific, (III) Women, (IV) Racism, (V) Crime and (VI) Juvenile. Listing does not imply endorsement in whole or part.


I. General

  • Alsop, Kenneth. The Bootleggers and Their Era. Garden City, NY: Arlington House, 1961.

  • Asbury, Herbert. The Great Illusion: An Informal History of Prohibition. NY: Doubleday, 1950.

  • Barnes, Harry E. Prohibition versus Civilization: Analyzing the Dry Psychosis. NY: Viking Press, 1932.

  • Barr, Andrew. Drink: A Social History of America. NY: Carroll and Graf, 1999.

  • Behr, Edward. Prohibition: Thirteen Years that Changed America. NY: Arcade Publishing, 1996.

  • Berk, Leah, R. Temperance and Prohibition Era Propaganda. Brown University Libraries.
    (Available at http://dl.lib.brown.edu/temperance/rhetoric.html)

  • Black, Forrest. Ill-tarred Prohibition Cases. Boston, MA: R. G. Badger, 1931.

  • Blocker, Jack S., Jr. Retreat from Reform: the Prohibition Movement in the United States, 1890-1913. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1976.

  • Bruns, Roger. Preacher Billy Sunday and Big Time Evangelism. NY: W. W. Norton & Co., 1992.

  • Carse, Robert. Rum Row. NY: Rinehart & Co. 1959.

  • Cashman, Sean D. Prohibition: The Lie of the Land. NY: Free Press, 1981.

  • Chidsey, Donald B. On and Off the Wagon: A Sober Analysis of the Temperance Movement from the Pilgrims through Prohibition. NY: Cowles Book Co., 1969.

  • Coffey, Thomas M. The Long Thirst: Prohibition in America. NY: Norton, 1975.

  • Collins, Clayton. No-alcohol laws ebb, but Prohibition spirit lives. Christian Science Monitor, July 27, 2005.
    (Available at http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0727/p11s01-lihc.html)

  • Clark, Norman. Deliver Us from Evil: An Interpretation of American Prohibition. NY: W. W. Norton & Co., 1976.

  • Dabney, Virginius. Dry Messiah: The Life of Bishop Cannon. NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949.

  • Enforcement of the Prohibition Laws: Official Records of the National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement. Five volumes. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1931. (Popularly known as the Wikersham report)

  • Englemann, Larry. Intemperance: The Lost War Against Liquor. NY: Free Press, 1979.

  • Everett S. Allen, Black Ships: Rumrunners of Prohibition (Commonwealth Editions, 2007

  • Fahey, David M. Temperance and Racism: John Bull, Johnny Reb, and the Good Templars. Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press, 1996.

  • Gillespie, N. Exorcising Demon Rum. Reason, March ,1999, 30(10), 17.

  • Gusfield, Joseph R. Symbolic Crusade: Status Politics and the American Temperance Movement. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1963.

  • Hallwas, John E. The Bootlegger: A Story of Small-Town America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998.

  • Hanes, Roy A. Prohibition Inside Out. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923.

  • Hendley, Nate. Dutch Schultz: the Brazen Beer Baron of New York. Canmore, Alberta: Altitudem, 2005. Schultz was a Prohibition-era gangster.

  • Kerr, K. Austin. Organized for Prohibition: A New History of the Anti-Saloon League. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1985.

  • Kobler, John. Ardent Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition. NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1973

  • Krout, John A. Origins of Prohibition. NY: A. A. Knopf, 1925.

  • Kyvig, David E. Repealing National Prohibition. Kent, OH, and London: Kent University Press, 2000 (second edition)

  • Kyvig, David E. (ed.) Law, Alcohol, and Order: Perspectives on National Prohibition. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1985.

  • Making a joke of Prohibition in New York City, New York Times, May 2, 1920, Section 7, p. 1.

  • McLaughlin, William G. Billy Sunday Was His Real Name. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1955.

  • Merz, Charles. The Dry Decade. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, 1931.

  • Mills, Chester. Dry rot, Collier's, September 17, 1927, 80, 7, 48.

  • Odegard, Peter H. Pressure Politics: The Story of the Anti-Saloon League. NY: Columbia University Press, 1928.

  • Pegram, Thomas R. Battling Demon Rum: The Struggle for a Dry America, 1900-1933. Chicago, IL: Ivan R. Dee, 1998.

  • The Prohibition Era. Three volumes. DVD. A&E Home Video, 1997.

  • Reeves, Ira. Ol' Rum River: Revelations of a Prohibition Administrator. Chicago, IL: Thomas S. Rockwell Company, 1931.

  • Rogers, Will. The Cowboy Philosopher on Prohibition. NY: Harper & Brothers, 1919.

  • Sanders, Randy. Delivering Demon Rum: Prohibition era rumrunning in the Gulf of Mexico. Gulf Coast Historical Review, 1996, 12(1), 92-113.

  • Schmedkebier, Lawrence F. The Bureau of Prohibition: Its History, Activities and Organization. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 1929.

  • Sinclair, Andrew. Era of Excess: A Social History of the Prohibition Movement. NY: Harper & Row, 1964.

  • Steuart, Justin. Wayne Wheeler: Dry Boss. NY: Fleming R. Revel Company, 1962.

  • Timberlake, James. Prohibition and the Progressive Movement, 1900-1920. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1963.

  • Waters, Harold. Smugglers and Spirits: Prohibition and the Coast Guard Patrol. NY: Hastings House, 1971.

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II. State-Specific

ALABAMA

  • Black, Diana B. Racial Rhetoric in the Alabama Temperance Movement during Jim Crow, 1905-1915. (M.L.A. thesis, Auburn University at Montgomery, 2006).

  • Sellers, James B. Prohibition Movement in Alabama, 1702-1943. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1943.

  • Webb, Samuel L. The Great Mobile Whiskey War. Alabama Heritage, 2005,76, 30-44.

ALASKA

  • Lee, Nella. Impossible mission: A history of the legal control of native drinking in Alaska." Wicazo Sa Review, 1997, 12(2), 95-109.

ARIZONA

  • Booth, Peter M. "If we gave up the making of nawait, it would mean starvation": Sagauro wine defenders of Tohono O'Odham land and way of life, Journal of Arizona History, 2005, 46(4), 375-396. Prohibition threatened Native Americans and their culture.

ARKANSAS

  • Johnson, Ben F., III. John Barleycorn Must Die: The War against Drink in Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR: University. of Arkansas Press, 2005.

  • Whayne, Jeannie M., The Significance of race, class, and family in the battle for Prohibition in small town Arkansas, Locus, Spring, 1995, 7, 127-149.

CALIFORNIA

  • Ostrander, Gilman M. Prohibition Movement in California, 1848-1933. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1957.

COLORADO

  • Worrall, Janet E. The Impact of the Ku Klux Klan and Prohibition on Denver's Little Italy, Journal of the West, Fall, 2004, 43(4), 32-40.

CONNECTICUTT

FLORIDA

  • George, Paul S. The "Gulfstream Pirate": James Horace Alderman. South Florida History, 2007, 35(1), 26-29.

  • Guthrie, John J., Jr. Rekindling the spirits: From National Prohibition to local option in Florida: 1928-1935. Florida Historical Quarterly, 1995, 74(1), 23-39.

  • Guthrie, John J., Jr. Keepers of the Spirits: The Judicial Response to Prohibition Enforcement in Florida, 1885-1935. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press., 1998.

  • Ling, Sally J. Run the Rum In: South Florida during Prohibition (Charleston, SC: History Press, 2007.

  • Mundt, Michael H. "Justice is only a name in this city": Tampa confronts the roaring twenties, Gulf Coast Historical Review, 1996, 12(1), 29-41. (Describes the dramatic increase in crime during Prohibition in Tampa.)

  • Willis, Lee L. Creating a Lost Cause: Prohibition and Confederate Memory in Apalachicola, Florida. Southern Studies, 2005, 12(3-4), 55-74.

GEORGIA

  • Guthrie, Patricia. Moonshine poisoning urban poor, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 12, 2003.

  • Hardesty, Nancy A. The best temperance organization in the land": Southern Methodists and the W.C.T.U. in Georgia, Methodist History, April, 1990, 28.

  • It surely is dry down in Georgia, New York Times, March 12, 1908.
    (Available here in PDF)

  • Wagner, Dianne. Prohibition in Georgia launched 100 years ago. Rome (GA) News-Tribune, January 1, 2008.
    (Available at http://news.mywebpal.com/partners/680/public/news865278.html)

IDAHO

  • Hart, Arthur. Idaho's temperance movement secured Prohibition. Idaho Statesman, March 25, 2008.
    (Available at http://www.idahostatesman.com/life/story/332537.html)

  • Schackel, Sandra. Becoming visible: Women in American history. Idaho Yesterdays, 1997, 41(3), 4-9.

  • Sermon, Suzanne. Early women's organization in Boise. Idaho Yesterdays, 1997, 41(3), 20-26.

  • Smith, Donna K. "It Will All Come Out in the Courtroom": Prohibition in Shoshone County, Idaho. (MA thesis, University of Idaho, 2004).

ILLINOIS

INDIANA

IOWA

  • Ossian, Lisa L. Prohibition possibly prohibited: Iowans voicing temperance concerns, 1929-1933. Social History of Alcohol and Drugs, 2006, 20(2), 225-246.

  • Max, Matthew A. The Prohibition war: Murder in Sioux City [Iowa]. Wild West, October 1, 1998, 11(3), 28.

KANSAS

  • Peak, Kenneth J. and Peak, Jason W. Liquor wars and the law," Kansas History, Summer, 2006, 29(2), 84-99.

  • Peak, Kenneth J., and Patricia A. Peak, Patricia A. Kansas Temperance: Much Ado About Booze, 1870-1920. Manhattan, KS: Sunflower University Press, 2000.

  • Swain, Kevin Wendell. Liquor by the book in Kansas: The ghost of Temperance past. Washburn Law Journal, Spring 1996, 35(2),322. (For decades after Repeal, the state of Kansas tracked all purchases of alcoholic beverages by consumers.)

  • Wallace, Jerry L. Dry Bones on the March: The Great Winfield Anti-Saloon Uprising of February 1901. Winfield, KS: Cowley County Historical Society, 2006.

  • Ware, H. David. "The Anti-Saloon League Wages War in Phoenix, 1910: The Unlikely Case of Frank Shindelbower." Journal of Arizona History 39:2 (1998), 141-154.

KENTUCKY

  • Brunn S.D., and Appleton, T. H., Jr. Jr. Wet-dry referenda in Kentucky and the persistence of Prohibition forces. Southeastern Geographer, 1999, 39(2), 172-189.

  • Woodring, Patsy. A Glorious Past & a Promising Future: a Brief History of the Kentucky Woman's Christian Temperance Union, 1880-1995 (Bethany Christian Mission Center, 1996).

MAINE

MARYLAND

  • Pegram, Thomas R. Temperance politics and regional political culture: The Anti-Saloon League in Maryland and the South, 1907 1915. The Journal of Southern History, February 1997, 63, 57-90.

  • Walsh, Michael T. The Prohibition Era in Baltimore and Maryland, 1918-1933. (M.A. thesis, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2002).

MASSACHUSETTS

  • Mills, Eric. Chesapeake Rumrunners of the Roaring Twenties. Centreville, MD: Tidewater, 2000.

  • Athearn, Edwin. Rumrunning: Not A Job for the Faint of Heart. Dukes County Intelligencer, 1996, 38(1), 3-16.

  • Paull, Davison. Westport Rum Runners. People and Culture in Southeastern Massachusetts, 1996, 5, 72-83.

MICHIGAN

  • A new Detroiter:"Rum-running typists," New York Times, June 6, 1922.

  • Bootleggingg and murder in Detroit, Literary digest, 1923 (September 29), LXXVII, 48-53.

  • George Gouth, Booze, Boats & Bad Times: Recalling Wyandotte's Dark Days of Prohibition (Wyandotte Historical Society, 2004).

  • Kavieff, Paul R. The Violent Years: Prohibition and the Detroit Mobs. Fort Lee, N.J.: Barricade Books, 2001.

  • Labadie, Paul. Liquid gold, Michigan History, 1994, 78, 25-26.

  • Mason, Philip P. Rumrunning and the Roaring Twenties: Prohibition on the Michigan-Ontario Border. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1995.

  • Mason, Philip P. Anyone who couldn't get a drink wasn't trying: Rumrunning along the Michigan-Ontario border during Prohibition, Michigan History, 1994, 78, 12-22.

  • Nolan, Jenny. How Prohibition made Detroit a bootlegger‘s dream town. Detroit News, June 15, 1999.
    (Available at http://info.detnews.com/redesign/history/story/historytemplate.cfm?id=181&CFID=130685&CFTOKEN=62290539)

  • Our rum capital: An amazing picture, New York Times, May 27, 1928.

  • Rockaway, Robert A. The Notorious Purple Gang: Detroit's All-Jewish Prohibition Era Mob. Shofar, 2001, 20(1), 113-130.

MINNESOTA

  • Greg Tikalsky, "The Anti-Saloon League and County Option: Reaching Consensus for Prohibition in Minnesota, 1897-1919" (M.A. thesis, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2005).

MISSOURI

MONTANA

  • Murphy, Mary. Bootlegging Mothers and drinking daughters: Gender and Prohibition in Butte, Montana, American Quarterly, June, 1994, 175-177.

  • Wilson, Gary A. Honky-Tonk Town: Havre's Lawless Era Guilford, CT: TwoDot, 2006.

NEBRASKA

  • Heider, Carmen. Suffrage, self-determination, and the Woman's Christian Temperance Union in Nebraska, 1879-1882, Rhetoric and Public Affairs, 2005, 8(1), 85-107.

NEVADA

NEW JERSEY

NEW MEXICO

  • O'Leary-Siemer, Clare D. Roots of the New Mexico Women's Movement: Missionaries and the New Mexico Woman's Christian Temperance Union. (M.A. Thesis, University of New Mexico, 1997).

NEW YORK

  • Everest, Allan S. Rum Across the Border: The Prohibition Era in Northern New York. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1978.

  • Kugel, Seth. Tell them Seth sent you. New York Times, April 29, 2007.
    (Available at http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/29/travel/29weekend.html?_r=1&8dpc&oref=slogin)

  • Lerner, Michael A. Dry Manhattan: Prohibition in New York City. Cambridge, MA and London, Harvard University Press, 2007.

  • Moore, Sean T. National Prohibition in northern New York, New York History: Quarterly Journal of the New York State Historical Association, April, 1996, 77(2), 177.

  • Pastore, Thomas S. Dry Times: A Study of the Temperance Movement and Prohibition in Essex County, New York. (M.A. thesis, Trinity College, 2002

NORTH CAROLINA

  • Whitener, Daniel J. Prohibition in North Carolina, 1715-1945. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1946.

OHIO

  • Englemann, Larry. Booze: The Ohio Connection, 1918-1919. Detroit in Perspective: A Journal of Regional History, 1975 (Winter), 2, 111-128.

  • Franken, Harry. Ohio's temperance history tinged with tragedy. Central Ohio Source (July 9, 1998)

OKLAHOMA

  • Klein, James E. A Daunting Task: Enforcement Issues Involving Prohibition of Liquor in Oklahoma Prior to 1920. Heritage of the Great Plains, 2005, 38(1), 15-38.

  • James Edward Klein, James E. Grappling with Demon Rum: The Cultural Struggle Over Liquor in Early Oklahoma. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008.

  • Lyon, Vincent T. The repeal of Prohibition: The end of Oklahoma's Noble Experiment. Chronicles of Oklahoma, 1998-1999, 76(4), 416-435.

  • Dew, Jay R. Moral reform for the "Magic City": Temperance in Guthrie, Oklahoma, 1889-1907. Chronicles of Oklahoma, 1999-2000, 77(4), 406-427.

  • Padgett, Ron. Oklahoma Tough: My Father, King of the Tulsa Bootleggers. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2003.

  • Lyon, Vincent T. The repeal of Prohibition: The end of Oklahoma's Noble Experiment. Chronicles of Oklahoma, 1998-1999, 76(4), 416-435.

  • Richard Mize, Richard. Sobering news: Choctaw temperance reporting and civic journalism, Chronicles of Oklahoma, 2006, 284(3) 288-307.

OREGON

  • Caswell, John E. The Prohibition Movement in Oregon, Oregon Historical Quarterly, September, 1938, 39 and March, 1939, 40.

  • Gelser, Sara A. Beyond the Ballot: The Woman's Christian Temperance Union and the Politics of Oregon Women, 1880-1900. (M.A. Thesis, Oregon State University, 1998).

  • Schiffner, Carli C. Continuing to "Do Everything" in Oregon: The Woman's Christian Temperance Union, 1900-1945 and Beyond. (Ph.D. dissertation, Washington State University, 2004).

PENNSYLVANIA

  • Bentz, Adam T. Raids and Responsibility: Prohibition Enforcement and Evasion in the 1920s Lehigh Valley and the Unlikely Administration of Bethlehem Reform Mayor Robert Pfeifle. (M.A. thesis, Lehigh University, 2006).

  • Frazier, Paul. Profitable trickle: The diversion of industrial alcohol in Prohibition Philadelphia, Prologue: Quarterly of the National Archives and Records Administration, 1994, 26, 225-233.

  • Potable Power. Temple University website
    (http://exhibitions.library.temple.edu/prohibition/)

TENNESSEE

TEXAS

  • Hopkins, Jerry. No guarantee: Mordecai F. Ham, evangelism and prohibition meetings in Texas, 1903-1919. East Texas Historical Journal, 2006, 44(2), 44-51.

  • Seymour, James B., Jr. Evils more deadly than the carnage of the battlefield: The fight for Prohibition in McLennan County in 1917, East Texas Historical Journal, 2002, 40(1), 58-68.

  • Stanley, Mark. Booze, Boomtowns, and Burning Crosses: the Turbulent Governorship of Pat M. Neff of Texas, 1921-1922. (Ph.D. dissertation, University of North Texas, 2005).

  • Brown, Jean. Free Rein: Galveston Island's [Texas] Alcohol, Gambling, and Prostitution Era, 1839-1957. (M.A. thesis, Lamar University, 1998).

VIRGINIA

  • Summerlin, Barbara C. The Legacy of Ada: A Mountain Woman. Mount airy, NC: Hickory Hill Publishing, 2007.

WASHINGTON

  • Clark, Norman H. Roy Olmstead, a rumrunning king on Puget Sound, Pacific Northwest Quarterly, 1963, 54, 89-103.

  • Clark, Norman H. The Dry Years: Prohibition & Social Change in Washington. University of Washington Press, 1988.

  • Metcalfe, Philip. Whispering Wires: The Tragic Tale of an American Bootlegger. Portland, OR: Inkwater Pres, 2007.

  • Parker, Marion and Tyrrell, Robert. Rumrunner: The Life and Times of Johnny Schnarr. Seattle, WA: Orca Book Publishers, 1988.

  • Putnam, John. Racism and temperance: The Politics of class and gender in late 19th-Century Seattle, Pacific Northwest Quarterly, 2004, 95(2), 70-81.

WYOMING

  • Roberts, Phil. Inside federal Prohibition enforcement in Wyoming: The case of bootlegging busts in northern Natrona County, 1928, Annals of Wyoming: The Wyoming History Journal, Summer, 2003. 74(3).

  • Roberts, Phil. Wyoming's pioneers of Prohibition, Wyoming Law Review, Summer, 2001.

  • Roberts, Phil. The Prohibition Agency's first case: Official zeal, mistaken identity, and murder in Wyoming, 1919, Western Legal History, 1998, 11(2),145-161.

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III. Women

  • Allen, C. Leonard. Silena Moore Homan (1850-1915), voice of the "New Woman" among Churches of Christ. Discipliana, Spring 1996, 56, 3-11.

  • Banning, Margaret Culkin. Anti-Prohibitionette, Vogue, September 1, 1930, 1.

  • Bordin, Ruth. Woman and Temperance: The Quest for Power and Liberty, 1873-1900. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1990.

  • Brown, Dorothy M. Mabel Walker Willebrandt: A Study of Power, Loyalty and Law. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press, 1984.

  • Carver, Frances G. With Bible in one hand and battle-axe in the other: Carry A. Nation as religious performer and self promoter, Religion and American Culture, Winter 1999, 9(1), 31-65.

  • Collier-Thomas, Bettye. Minister and Feminist Reformer: The Life of Florence Spearing Randolph. In Weisenfeld, Judith and Newman, Richard (ds.), This Far By Faith: Readings in African-American Women's Religious Biography. NY: Routledge, 1996, 177-185.

  • Donovan, Brian L. Framing and Strategy: Explaining Differential Longevity in the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and the Anti-Saloon League. Sociological Inquiry, 1995, 65(2), 143-155.

  • Ducas, Dorothy. In miniature: Mrs. Charles H. Sabin, lady into tiger, McCall's, September, 1930, 4.

  • Garner, Nancy G. Women's Might Moral Power: The Kansas WCTU's Political Strategy, 1878-1930. In Blocker, Jack and Warsh, Cherly K. (eds.) The Changing Face of Drink: Substance, Imagery, and Behaviour. Ottawa, Canada: Social History, Inc., 1997, 271-290.

  • Gard, Wayne. Mabel [Willebrandt] pulls the bung, Vanity Fair, August 31, 1931.

  • Hailey-Dunsheath, Megan. "Save Them Before They Fall": Cordelia Throop Cole and the WCTU's Social Purity Movement, Iowa Heritage Illustrated, 1996, 77(3), 98-115.

  • Holleran, Karen E. Carry A. Nation. In Rosendale, Steven (ed.) American Radical and Reform Writers. [First Series] Detroit: Gale, 2005, 267-71.

  • Ivy, James D. "The Lone Star State Surrenders to a Lone Woman": Frances Willard's Forgotten 1882 Texas Temperance Tour, Southwestern Historical Quarterly, July 1998, 102(1), 45-61.

  • Johnson, Dorothy E. Organized women as lobbyists in the 1920's, Capitol Studies, 1972, 1, 41-58.

  • Kelly, Jack. Carry Nation's canny rampage. American Heritage, December, 2006.
    (Available at http://www.americanheritage.com/articles/web/20061227-carry-nation-temperance-movement-prohibition-woman-suffrage-kansas-culture-wars.shtml)

  • Kreider, Marie L. and Wells, Michael R. White Ribbon Women: The Women's (sic) Christian Temperance Movement in Riverside, California, Southern California Quarterly, 1999, 81(1), 117-134.

  • Kyvig, David E. Women against Prohibition, American Quarterly, 1976, 28, 465-487.

  • Murdock, Catherine Gilbert. Domesticating Drink: Women, Men, and Alcohol in America. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press, 1998.

  • Neumann, Caryn E. The End of Gender Solidarity: The History of the Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform in the United States, 1929-1933. Journal of Women's History, 1997, 9(2), 31-51.

  • Pierce, Onalee J. An Uncommon Woman: The Centrality of Faith in the Reforms of Martha McClellan Brown (1838-1916). (Ph.D. dissertation, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 2006).

  • Root, Grace C. Women and Repeal: The Story of the Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform. NY: Harper, 1934.

  • Rose, Kenneth D. American Women and the Repeal of Prohibition. NY: New York University Press, 1996.

  • Sabin, Pauline Morton. I change my mind on Prohibition, Outlook, June 13, 1928, 254, 272.

  • Sabin, Pauline Morton. Why American mothers demand Repeal, Liberty, September 10, 1932, 12-14.

  • Sabin, Pauline Morton. Women's revolt against Prohibition, Review of Reviews, November, 1929, 80, 86-88.

  • Sanchez, Tanya Marie. The feminine side of bootlegging. Louisiana History, 2000, 41(4), 403-433.

  • Schackel, Sandra. Becoming visible: Women in American history. Idaho Yesterdays, 1997, 41(3), 4-9.

  • Sermon, Suzanne. Early women's organization in Boise. Idaho Yesterdays, 1997, 41(3), 20-26.

  • Silber, Zach. The 1928 GOP primary: Wets, suffragettes, drys and wine. Politiker NJ, August 6, 2007.
    (Available at http://politickernj.com/1928-gop-primary-wets-suffragettes-drys-and-wine-10766)

  • Swain, Martha H. Perspectives on twentieth-century activists, Journal of Women's History, 1996, 8(3),169-174.

  • Tomberlin, Joseph A. "Let the Women Do the Work": Valdosta Women in the Lowndes County Prohibition Campaign of1906-1907. Journal of Southwest Georgia History, 1998, 13, 18-31

  • Tyrrell, Ian. Frances Willard and Temperance. In Miller, Randall M. and Cimbala, Paul A. American Reform and Reformers: A Biographical Dictionary. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996, 511-522.

  • Venet, Wendy H. A Strong-Minded Woman: The Life of Mary Livermore. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2005.

  • Wallace, Jerry L. Dry Bones on the March: The Great Winfield Anti-Saloon Uprising of February 1901. Winfield, KS: Cowley County Historical Society, 2006.

  • Willebrandt, Mabel Walker. The Inside of Prohibition. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1929.

  • Willlrich, Michael. "Close that place of hell": Poor women and the cultural politics of Prohibition, Journal of Urban History, 2003, 29(5), 555-574.

  • Zeitz, Joshua. Flapper: A Madcap Story of Sex, Style, Celebrity, and the Women Who Made America Modern. NY: Crown Publishers, 2006. [Boozy throughout, but see especially Chapter 10, "Girlish Delight in Barrooms."]

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IV. Crime

  • A new Detroiter: "Rum-running typists," New York Times, June 6, 1922.

  • Athearn, Edwin. Rumrunning: Not A Job for the Faint of Heart. Dukes County Intelligencer, 1996, 38(1), 3-16.

  • Bentz, Adam T. Raids and Responsibility: Prohibition Enforcement and Evasion in the 1920s Lehigh Valley and the Unlikely Administration of Bethlehem Reform Mayor Robert Pfeifle. (M.A. thesis, Lehigh University, 2006).

  • Bootlegging and murder in Detroit, Literary digest, 1923 (September 29), LXXVII, 48-53.

  • Brown, Jean. Free Rein: Galveston Island's [Texas] Alcohol, Gambling, and Prostitution Era, 1839-1957. (M.A. thesis, Lamar University, 1998).

  • Clark, Norman H. Roy Olmstead, a rumrunning king on Puget Sound, Pacific Northwest Quarterly, 1963, 54, 89-103.

  • Eghigian, Mars. After Capone: The Life and World of Chicago Mob Boss Frank "the Enforcer" Nitti. Nashville, TN: Cumberland House, 2005.

  • Einstein, Izzy. Prohibition Agent No. 1. NY: Frederick A. Stokes, 1932.

  • Everest, Allan S. Rum Across the Border: The Prohibition Era in Northern New York. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1978.

  • Everett S. Allen, Black Ships: Rumrunners of Prohibition. Commonwealth Editions, 2007.

  • Frazier, Paul. Profitable trickle: The diversion of industrial alcohol in Prohibition Philadelphia, Prologue: Quarterly of the National Archives and Records Administration, 1994, 26, 225-233.

  • George, Paul S. The "Gulfstream Pirate": James Horace Alderman, South Florida History, 2007, 35(1), 26-29.

  • Hallwas, John E. The Bootlegger: A Story of Small-Town America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998.

  • Hendley, Nate. Dutch Schultz: the Brazen Beer Baron of New York. Canmore, Alberta: Altitudem, 2005. Schultz was a Prohibition-era gangster.

  • Kavieff, Paul R. The Violent Years: Prohibition and the Detroit Mobs. Fort Lee, N.J.: Barricade Books, 2001.

  • Kobler, John. Capone: The Life and World of Al Capone. NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1971.

  • Ling, Sally J. Run the Rum In: South Florida during Prohibition (Charleston, SC: History Press, 2007.

  • "Little Chicago": Johnson City, Tennessee.
    (Available at http://www.johnsonsdepot.com/chicago/chicago.htm)

  • Mason, Philip P. Rumrunning and the Roaring Twenties: Prohibition on the Michigan-Ontario Border. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1995.

  • Metcalfe, Philip. Whispering Wires: The Tragic Tale of an American Bootlegger. Portland, OR: Inkwater Pres, 2007.

  • Mills, Eric. Chesapeake Rumrunners of the Roaring Twenties. Centreville, MD: Tidewater, 2000.

  • Mundt, Michael H. "Justice is only a name in this city": Tampa confronts the roaring twenties, Gulf Coast Historical Review, 1996, 12(1), 29-41. (Describes the dramatic increase in crime during Prohibition in Tampa.)

  • Murphy, Mary. Bootlegging Mothers and drinking daughters: Gender and Prohibition in Butte, Montana, American Quarterly, June, 1994, 175-177.

  • Nolan, Jenny. How Prohibition made Detroit a bootlegger‘s dream town. Detroit News, June 15, 1999.
    (Available at http://info.detnews.com/redesign/history/story/historytemplate.cfm?id=181&CFID=130685&CFTOKEN=62290539)

  • Padgett, Ron. Oklahoma Tough: My Father, King of the Tulsa Bootleggers. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2003.

  • Parker, Marion and Tyrrell, Robert. Rumrunner: The Life and Times of Johnny Schnarr. Seattle, WA: Orca Book Publishers, 1988.

  • Paull, Davison. Westport Rum Runners, People and Culture in Southeastern Massachusetts, 1996, 5, 72-83.

  • Peak, Kenneth J. and Peak, Jason W. Liquor wars and the law, Kansas History, Summer, 2006, 29(2), 84-99.

  • Prohibition and a Murky Beginning. Crime Library
    (http://www.crimelibrary.com/gangsters_outlaws/family_epics/providence_mob/1.html)

  • Reeves, Ira. Ol' Rum River: Revelations of a Prohibition Administrator. Chicago, IL: Thomas S. Rockwell Company, 1931.

  • Roberts, Phil. The Prohibition Agency's first case: Official zeal, mistaken identity, and murder in Wyoming, 1919, Western Legal History, 1998, 11(2),145-161.

  • Rockaway, Robert A. The notorious Purple Gang: Detroit's all-Jewish Prohibition era mob. Shofar, 2001, 20(1), 113-130.

  • Sanders, Randy. Delivering Demon Rum: Prohibition era rumrunning in the Gulf of Mexico. Gulf Coast Historical Review, 1996, 12(1), 92-113.

  • Steinke, Gord. Crossing the Line: Mobsters and Rumrunners. Folklore Publishing, 2004.

  • Max, Matthew A. The Prohibition war: Murder in Sioux City [Iowa], Wild West, October 1, 1998, 11(3), 28.

  • Taggert, Ed. Bootlegger: Max Hassel, The Millionaire Newsboy. (iUniverse, 2003).

  • Wallace, Jerry L. Dry Bones on the March: The Great Winfield Anti-Saloon Uprising of February 1901. Winfield, KS: Cowley County Historical Society, 2006.

  • Waters, Harold. Smugglers and Spirits: Prohibition and the Coast Guard Patrol. NY: Hastings House, 1971.

  • Webb, Samuel L. The Great Mobile Whiskey War, Alabama Heritage, 2005,76, 30-44.

  • Wilson, Gary A. Honky-Tonk Town: Havre's Lawless Era Guilford, CT: TwoDot, 2006.

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V. Racism

  • Black, Diana B. Racial Rhetoric in the Alabama Temperance Movement during Jim Crow, 1905-1915. (M.L.A. thesis, Auburn University at Montgomery, 2006).

  • Donovan, Brian. White Slave Crusades: Race, Gender, and Anti-Vice Activism, 1887-1917. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2006. Includes chapter, "The Racial Politics of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Purity Campaign."

  • Fahey, David M. Temperance and Racism, Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, 1997, 95(3), 313-315.

  • David M. Fahey, David M. Temperance and Racism: John Bull, Johnny Reb and the Good Templars. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 1996.

  • Pegram, Thomas R. Kluxing the Eighteenth Amendment: The Anti-Saloon League, the Ku Klux Klan, and the Fate of Prohibition in the 1920s, in Wendy Gamber, Michael Grossberg, and Hendrik Hartog, (eds.), American Public Life and the Historical Imagination. South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2003, 240-261.

  • Putnam, John. Racism and temperance: The Politics of class and gender in late 19th-Century Seattle, Pacific Northwest Quarterly, 2004, 95(2), 70-81.

  • Worrall, Janet E. The Impact of the Ku Klux Klan and Prohibition on Denver's Little Italy, Journal of the West, Fall, 2004, 43(4), 32-40.

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VI. Juvenile

  • Beyer, Mark. Temperance and Prohibition: The Movement to Pass Anti-Liquor Laws in America. NY: Rosen, 2006. For juvenile readers.

  • Graham, Amy. A Look at the Eighteenth and Twenty-First Amendments: The Prohibition and Sale of Intoxicating Liquors. Berkeley Heights, NJ: MyReportLinks.com Books, 2007. For juvenile readers.

  • Hintz, Martin. Farewell, John Barleycorn: Prohibition in the United States. Minneapolis, MN: Lerner Publications, 1996. For young adult readers.

  • Levy, Patricia. From Speakeasies to Stalinism. Chicago, Ill.: Raintree, 2006. For juvenile readers, with a chapter on speakeasies.

  • Stanley, Mark. Booze, Boomtowns, and Burning Crosses: the Turbulent Governorship of Pat M. Neff of Texas, 1921-1922. (Ph.D. dissertation, University of North Texas, 2005).

  • Worth, Richard. Teetotalers and Saloon Smashers: The Temperance Movement and Prohibition. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, forthcoming 2009. For high school readers.

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