The battle over Prohibition is often framed as a battle of the sexes, with women serving as the “moral” voice of sobriety. But a woman named Pauline Sabin is often credited as being one of the major activists behind Prohibition’s repeal.
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- Perry, Warren. “Taking the Constitution to Task: Pauline Morton Smith Sabin Davis.” National Portrait Gallery, Catalog of American Portraits. Sept. 1, 2011. http://npg.si.edu/blog/taking-constitution-task-pauline-morton-smith-sabin-davis
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- Rose, Kenneth D. "American Women and the Repeal of Prohibition." NYU Press. 1997.