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"Through sunshine and shadow" : the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, evangelicalism, and reform in Ontario, 1874-1930

Author: Sharon A Cook
Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1995.
Series: McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion, 19.
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"Using an extensive array of primary sources, including local Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) minute books and correspondence, Sharon Cook describes the origins, structures, strategies, and achievements of the Ontario WCTU in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. She discusses the importance of its positions on such issues as Social Purity, women's franchise, the appropriate role of single  Read more...
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Cook, Sharon A. (Sharon Anne), 1947-
Through sunshine and shadow.
Montreal ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1995
(DLC) 96112742
(OCoLC)35298736
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon A Cook
ISBN: 9780773565401 077356540X
OCLC Number: 181843844
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 281 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Illustrations""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Origins: ""Not to Buy Drink, Sell or Give Alcoholic Liquors While I Live""""; ""3 The Ontario Structure: ""A Mint of Wealth for Us Somewhere""""; ""4 Ideas: ""For Time and Eternity""""; ""5 Strategies: ""The Darkness of This World""""; ""6 The Young Woman's Christian Temperance Union: ""The Work of Winning Souls""""; ""7 Epilogue � 1916�30: ""For Though It Be Frayed and Dingy and Worn on a Shabby Dress ... """"; ""Appendix: Membership and Union Totals""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C"" ""D""""e""; ""f""; ""g""; ""h""; ""i""; ""k""; ""l""; ""m""; ""n""; ""o""; ""p""; ""r""; ""s""; ""t""; ""u""; ""v""; ""w""; ""y""
Series Title: McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion, 19.
Responsibility: Sharon Anne Cook.
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The Ontario Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) quickly evolved from an organization established to eradicate the consumption of alcohol to become concerned with broader social problems. Sharon  Read more...

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