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Woman's Christian Temperance Union.

Organized Cleveland, Ohio, during great temperance crusade 1874; mems. required to sign pledge of total abstinence. It is largely due to WCTU that public school textbooks make special reference to effects of alcohol and narcotics; its Sunday school dept. secured the teaching of quarterly temperance lessons in the Internat. Sunday School Series.

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