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Lucy Hayes, Temperance, and the Politics of the White House Dinner Table - Photo 3

Lucy Hayes, Temperance, and the Politics of the White House Dinner Table - Photo 3

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Library of Congress

Lucy Hayes, Temperance, and the Politics of the White House Dinner Table - Photo 3

This 1884 lithograph is part of a pro-temperance series illustrating the evils of drinking. It shows a woman and her children suffering the confiscation of many of their household possessions to pay off her drunken husband’s debts.

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