Earl to lecture on Nevada prohibition

Nevada historian Phillip Earl will lecture on the subject of prohibition March 14 at the National Automobile Museum in Reno.

The lecture is titled "Prohibition in Nevada: Drying up America's Wettest State." Earl will look at the history of anti-liquor campaigns in America, the temperance movement in Nevada's mining camps and the activities of groups such as the Women's Christian Temperance Union and Anti-Saloon League.

The lecture is sponsored by the Nevada Historical Society and begins at 7 p.m. March 14 in the museum building on Lake Street in downtown Reno.

More information is available from the Historical Society at 688-1190.


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