Not by Bread Alone: America's Culinary Heritage

Alcoholism and Degeneration
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Presenting the "scientific" evidence for the genetic hazards of alcohol consumption, this card shows how temperance organizations used printed propaganda to advance their agenda.

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The Scientific Temperance Federation. Alcoholism and Degeneration. Boston, ca. 1910.
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american taste
the elegant table
temperance and prohibition
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corpulency, leanes, and dietary reform
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