Martha McMillan, journal, Prohibition, Women's Christian Temperance Union, William Jennings Demorest, speeches
This essay explains the history of the Demorest Contest and connects it to Martha McMillan and her journals. The Demorest Contest was a temperance advocacy event run by William Jennings Demorest and the Women's Christian Temperance Union that encouraged youths to pledge to Prohibition.
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Kohler, Grace E., "The Demorest Contest: Prohibition Leader in Conversation with WCTU and Martha McMillan" (2022). Martha McMillan Research Papers. 25.
About this Collection
The McMillan Journal Collection is an archive of the journals of Martha McMillan of Cedarville, Ohio, who maintained a daily journal from 1867 until her death in 1913.