Women’s Christian Temperance Union, Roseau, Minnesota (S2758)

  • 1945-1982 

    Historical Sketch

    The Roseau [Minnesota] Women’s Christian Temperance union was organized in 1945. Each union has the following departments: Christian Outreach, Education, Home Protection, Legislative Citizenship, Public Relations, and Social Service. The objective of the WCTU is “for the education of public sentiment towards total abstinence from the use of all alcoholic beverages and the abolition of the traffic in such liquors.” 

    Collection Description

    The records of the Roseau WCTU are arranged in alphabetical order and chronological order within the folders.  

    Inventory

    Box 1

    • Accounts Ledger. 1945-64
    • Accounts Payable. 1945-64
    • Annual County Institute Programs. 1960, 1964, 1971-82
    • Correspondence. 1957-63, 1975, 1977
    • District 7, WCTU Annual Convention. 1964, 1980
    • History and Officer’s List of Roseau WCTU. 1945-77
    • Literature of WCTU
    • Meeting Minutes. 1951-54, 1959-80
    • Membership Dues. 1965-67
    • The Minnesota White Ribbon. September 1972
    • Newspaper Clippings. 1980
    • Roll Call, Roseau WCTU. 1959-69, 1971-74, 1976-82
    • Roseau WCTU Serving List. 1970-76, 1972-73
    • The Union Signal. September 1977