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Creel, George (1876-1953) Official U.S. Bulletin. [Vol. 3, no.524 (January 29, 1919)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01668 Author/Creator: Creel, George (1876-1953) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Newspapers Date: 29 January 1919 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Newspaper published daily by order of the president by the United States Committee of Public Information. Contains the text of the eighteenth amendment, which established the prohibition of alcohol. Accompanied by a statement by acting Secretary of State Frank L. Polk. Also contains various other news items, reports on congressional and supreme court proceedings, agricultural and industrial information, and a list of casualties reported among United States forces overseas.

People: Creel, George, 1876-1953.

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Keywords/Subjects: Progressive Era, Government and Civics, Journalism, US Constitution, US Constitutional Amendment, Alcohol, Temperance and Prohibition, Government and Civics, Congress, Supreme Court, Judiciary, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Industry, Military History, Injury or Wound, Death

Sub Era: The Politics of Reform