Monday, June 21, 2004

Taff Vale Case

American organization, founded in November 1874 in Cleveland, Ohio, in response to the �Woman's Crusade,� a series of temperance demonstrations that swept through New York and much of the Midwest in 1873 - 74. Annie Wittenmyer, an experienced wartime fund-raiser and administrator, was elected president at the WCTU's founding in 1874. During her five-year tenure the WCTU developed a network


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