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Accession #MC2006/13: File Folder Case - Peace and Temperance
TopicWinger, Otho: Peace, Temperance, and Tobacco,
Keywordsstudent life,
TitleOtho Winger - Peace, Temperance, Tobacco
SubtitlePresident's Attic
LocationLarge Box Section 176
CitationOtho Winger - Peace, Temperance, Tobacco, MC2006/13: File Folder Case - Peace and Temperance , Archives and Church of the Brethren Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana.
AccessResearchers are responsible for determining copyright status of archived materials where this is relevant to their intended use of the materials.
ProvenanceColleciton of the ARchives, MC2006/13, From the President's Attic
Scope and Content

Special Note: - These small descriptions of individual pieces of correspondence do not contain all of the subject material presented in each letter.  Descriptions are intended to give the researcher a feel for the era and some of the pressing topics at hand.

 

MC2006/13 - File Folder Case: Peace and Temperance – Folder #1

 

1.       1927 - Publication addressed to Mrs. Oscar Winger, “The Message,” Vol. XXXII, No. eleven, Huntington, Indiana.  W.C.T.U. literature.  The official organ of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union of Indiana. “Peace Day November Eleventh, Armistice Day is to be observed by Special Meetings and Sermons in the Interest of Peace and International Arbitration.”

2.       Poster, “America First,” from sermon by Bishop Ashton Oldham, Washington, D.C., 1924, published by the National Council for Prevention of War, Washington, D.C.

3.        “League of National News,” Vol. VI, Midsummer Number, No. 91, August 1929.

4.       “Milestones in the War Against the Narcotic Peril, “Extension of Remarks of Honorable Walter F. Lineberger, 1925.

5.       What appears to be a letter with signature of Walter F. Lineberger from the International Narcotic Education Association that was included with copies of “The Peril of Narcotics.”

6.       Materials from the Intercollegiate Prohibition Association – promoting self-action…..to eliminate disrespect for law, illicit drinking, and the joking attitude, and to place the students of America more positively against modification of present law.

7.       Receipt from Otho Winger for $3.00 pledge to the Intercollegiate Prohibition Association.

8.       Letter from the National Citizenship Conference – good citizenship, observance of all law in letter and spirit and thus the enforcement of the Federal Prohibition law.

9.       Copy of Congressional Record – speech of Hon. Thomas W. Phillips, Jr., of Pennsylvania, 21 December 1925.

10.   1926 Congressional Record Appendix.

11.   “Tobacco – A Three Fold Study,” by Irving Fisher - from NO-TOBACCO League.

12.   “World-Wide Progress Toward Prohibition Legislation,” by Ernest Cherrington, General Secretary of the World League Against Alcoholism, 1923.

13.   “Through Freedom to Swaraj,” by Rev. A. T. Hoffert, Methodist publishing House, Lucknow.

14.   “Supplement to ‘The Two Destroyers,’ A Program For World Temperance Sunday With Suggestions For Rendering the Program.”

15.   “If Beer and Wine Should Come Back,” by Deets Pickett.

16.   “What the Break-Down of the Law Would Mean, “ by Deets Pickett.

17.   Bulletin from the Information Office of the Federal Prohibition Unit and Narcotic Division, Washington, D.C.

18.   Brochure – “The Next Move,” from the Intercollegiate Prohibition Association – advertising the program of the I.P.A. and advertising a “Weekly Law Observance and Prohibition Poster.”

19.   “Why Prohibition? Will It Work? A Syllabus to Promote All Around Discussion,” 1925, The Intercollegiate Prohibition Association Student Department of The World League Against Alcoholism.

20.   Tract – “Dancing In Our Public Schools,” by Clarence True Wilson.

 

MC2006/13 - File Folder Case: Peace and Temperance – Folder #2

 

1.        Pages 17 – 20 from “The International Student.”

2.       “The International Student, Continuing the Intercollegiate Statesman,” November, 1924, a published monthly periodical during the Academic year by The Intercollegiate Prohibition Association.

3.       “The International Student, Continuing the Intercollegiate Statesman,” December, 1924, a published monthly periodical during the Academic year by The Intercollegiate Prohibition Association.

4.       “The International Student, Continuing the Intercollegiate Statesman,” March, 1926, a published monthly periodical during the Academic year by The Intercollegiate Prohibition Association.

5.       “The International Student,” November, 1926.

6.       “The International Student,” February, 1927.

7.       “The International Student,” April, 1927.

8.       “The International Student,” October, 1927.

 

MC2006/13 - File Folder Case: Peace and Temperance – Folder #3

 

1.       Packet  with materials from the Citizens Committee Of One Thousand, 66 Fifth Avenue, New York City.  The packet is addressed to “Mr. Otto Winger, President,” however, OTHO Winger was president and his brother, OTTO, was business manager.

a.       Booklet -  “A National Movement for Law Observance, The Message and The Program for 1927, proposed by the Citizens Committee of One Thousand, To arouse public sentiment in favor of Orderly Government, Obedience to all Laws, Good Citizenship, True Patriotism.”

b.      “More Important Than Prohibition,” The American Constitution, by Senator Morris Sheppard.

c.       “The Real Referendum,” by Senator Borah.

d.      “Yes, ‘It’s The Law,’ and It’s A Good Law, A Study of Prohibition for the Average Citizen,” by Nolan Best.

 

MC2006/13 - File Folder Case: Peace and Temperance – Folder #4

 

1.        Tract – “How to Win, A Friendly Defense of the Rights of Young Humanity,” by William A. McKeever.  This publication is heavily anti-tobacco – especially for women.

2.       Letter and membership cards from “The Intercollegiate Prohibition Association.”

3.       Poster from “The Intercollegiate Prohibition Association,”  Prohibition At Its Worst, by Irving Fisher.

4.       Booklet – “Schoolroom Experiments With Tobacco,” by F. M. Gregg, 1926.

5.       Tract - “A Stupid  ,” by Charles Richet, a treatise on the ill effects of tobacco.

6.       Tract – “Women and Tobacco, One of the Most Vital and Serious Problems Before the Nation and the World Today,” by Charles Fillmore.

7.       Tract – “A Cause of Alarm: A Call to Arms, Recommendations for Meeting a Rapidly rowing Menace to the Nation,” by Charles Fillmore.

8.       “Five Prize Orations  by College Students, The Evils of Tobacco, Have Bob Read It.”  First Prize, partial scholarship at Manchester College, awarded to Ralph Royer.  Second Prize, five dollars awarded to Edward McComb.  Other prize contest orations by J. L. Baker, J. D. Rinehart and Emmert R. Bowman. The contest was held at Ludlow Falls, Ohio under the auspices of the District Temperance Committee of Southern Ohio, 1924.

9.       Tract published by the No-Tobacco league, Indianapolis, Indiana.

10.   Tract – “Bibliography on The Tobacco Problem,” published by the No-Tobacco League of America.

 

MC2006/13 - File Folder Case: Peace and Temperance – Folder #5

 

1.       “The Factor of Safety in the Human Body, by John Harvey Kellogg, M.D., Superintendent of the Battle Creek sanitarium. Literature from the Health Extension Bureau, Food Health Building, Battle Creek Michigan, sent by No Tobacco League, Dr. H. J. Hall, General Secretary, Franklin, Indiana and J. M. Gard, State, Secretary, Knightstown, Indiana.

2.       “The No-Tobacco Journal, Official Organ of the No-Tobacco league of America,” Butler, Indiana, June, 1924, Vol. VII, No. 6.

3.       “The No-Tobacco Journal, Official Organ of the No-Tobacco league of America,” Butler, Indiana, December, 1924, Vol. VII, No. 12.

4.       “The No-Tobacco Journal, Official Organ of the No-Tobacco league of America,” Butler, Indiana, April, 1925, Vol. VIII, No. 4.

5.       “The No-Tobacco Journal, Official Organ of the No-Tobacco league of America,” Butler, Indiana, May, 1925, Vol. VIII, No. 5.

6.       “The No-Tobacco Journal, Official Organ of the No-Tobacco league of America,” Butler, Indiana, November, 1925, Vol. VIII, No. 11.

7.       “The No-Tobacco Journal, Official Organ of the No-Tobacco league of America,” Butler, Indiana, February, 1927, Vol. X, No. 2.

8.       “The No-Tobacco Journal, Official Organ of the No-Tobacco league of America,” Butler, Indiana, April, 1925, Vol. X, No. 4.

9.       “The No-Tobacco Journal, Official Organ of the No-Tobacco league of America,” Butler, Indiana,

10.   May, 1927, Vol. X, No. 5.

11.   “The No-Tobacco Journal, Official Organ of the No-Tobacco league of America,” Butler, Indiana, August, 1927, Vol. X, No. 8.

12.   Letter from the National General Secretary, Maude B. Perkins, of the National Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, Young People’s Branch, 4 March 1925 – regarding a survery relative to smoking among women in college.

13.   Letter from the National General Secretary, Maude B. Perkins, of the National Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, Young People’s Branch, 6 March 1925 with tract, “Tobacco – A Robber of Life,” by Helen G. H. Estelle.

14.   Tract – “Information Relating to The No-Tobacco League of Indiana.”

15.   Tract – “Constitution of the Boys’ No-Tobacco League.”

16.   Tract with photo of two smokers and two non-smokers from “The No-Tobacco league of Indiana.”

17.   Typed draft of policy in regards to tobacco “….we recommend that the faculty cooperate individually and through its various committees in discouraging its use among the students…”

18.   Letter to President Otho Winger from the District Temperance and Reform Board of the Church of the Brethren in Middle Indiana, 8 May 1924 regarding preparations for the anti-tobacco contest for the upcoming year.  A scholarship at Manchester College is the preferred grand prize and the Temperance and Reform Board is asking the college to split the scholarship fifty-fifty with them.

19.   Other tracts and brochures and articles too numerous to document.

20.   Letter to President of Manchester College from H. J. Hall, General Secretary of “The No-Tobacco League of Indiana,” 24 May 1922.  Requesting permission for Virgil Finnell of Elgin, Illinois to speak to the student body on the educational phase of the cigarette and tobacco question.

21.   Letter from Maude Perkins, National Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, Young People’s Branch, to the Dean of Women, Manchester College, 7 January 1924 requesting information on smoking among college girls.

22.   1927 letter and envelope and enclosure from the “Boys and Girls Anti-Cigarette League.”  “The Bulletin, ‘To Save the Boy and Girl from the Cigarette,’” Vol. 1, No. 7.

23.    

MC2006/13 - File Folder Case: Peace and Temperance – Folder #6

 

1.       “What American University Athletes Say,” by Lewis Reiman, published by the  Intercollegiate Prohibition Association, Student Department of the World League Against Alcoholism.

2.       “Gist of Prohibition,” by Dr. Frank Crane.

3.       “Prohibition, The Present Crisis and What We Ought To Do,” C.  Ernest Davis.

4.       Newspaper – “The American Issue, Indiana Edition,” Volume XXII, Number 16, 23 July 1927.

 

MC2006/13 - File Folder Case: Peace and Temperance – Folder #7

1.       “Christian Cynosure,” October, 1926, the Official National Organ, Christian Association.

2.       “Cooperative School Bulletin,” April, 1927, Vol. V., No. 8.

3.       “Cooperative School Bulletin,” November, 19297, Vol. VI., No. 3.

Date of Accession11 September 2013
Bio History Note

What appear to be President Winger's files on Alcohol and Tobacco, an assortment that he labeled "Peace and Temperance." Some of the materials were addressed to Mrs. Oscar Winger, his brother's wife.

Archivist NotePrior to July and August 2013 the mterials from the "President's Attic" had only been described in a general fashion [see original accession page MC2006/13].  During the summer of 2013 the Archivist was able to explore and describe the contents of these boxes.  Description prepared 11 September 2013 by Jeanine M. Wine.
 


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