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Ethyl is not a Lady: The Faces of Temperance, 1800-1960

October 19, 2018 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Presbyterian Historical Society

Come to the Presbyterian Historical Society for a one-night-only display of temperance-related items from the PHS collections.

From the early nineteenth century until well past the end of Prohibition, Presbyterians and their Protestant allies employed a wide range of images and tactics to support the temperance cause. View tracts, posters, and songbooks that trace over 150 years of history--from the fatal effects of “ardent spirits” to the menacing “whiskey dragon” and finally the more benign “Ethyl” pamphlets of the 1950s.

Whether you’re a wet or a dry, we’ll have food, drink, and conversation to mix with the history. Behind-the-scenes tours will also be available.

The event is free, but please register here

425 Lombard Stret
Philadelphia, PA 19147