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A collection of photos, illustrations, archival documents, and video and audio testimonies that tell the story of Sutton, a community shaped in large measure by its proximity to the border with Vermont.
Photo of the New Abercorn House from 1860 to 2000, located at 66 Thibault Street S
Photo of the Abercorn House from 1860 to 1935, located at 52 Thibault Street
Cartoon of a group of women with a banner that reads: Lips that Touch Liquor Shall not Touch Ours.
Image of a man in prison. The bubble it says: Drinking Leads to Neglect of Duty, Moral Degradation and Crime.
The cartoon shows a group of women waiting for their husbands outside a liquor store.
Banner headline from the newspaper The American Issue: U.S is Voted Dry.
Bust portrait of William W. Smith.
Railway workers pose with a locomotive that just arrived at Sutton Junction Station.
Text of the question asked in the 1898 referendum and an invitation to place your X under the No.
Cover page of a pamphlet distributed by prohibition opponents to encourage people to vote on 29 September 1898.
A group of 13 delegates in Toronto at the 1887 convention of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU).
Photo of André Bessette
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