Vote Against Liquor Broadside2 November 2011
Staff Person: Martha Elmore
Elihu A. White (1824-1900) of Belvidere in Perquimans County, N.C., was a Quaker farmer and business leader. He served in local government positions, was active in the Republican Party and was appointed collector of Internal Revenue under two U.S. presidents. His second wife, Emma Haughton White, whom he married in 1885, was very active in the Temperance Movement in Perquimans County. This collection contains Women’s Christian Temperance Union minutes (1899-1902), a minute book (1874-1903) for the Temperance Association of Perquimans and Chowan counties and many Temperance-related songs, speeches, handbills, publications, broadsides and posters. Shown here is an undated broadside advocating voting against liquor.