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American Loyalty Bond

American Loyalty Bond

The American Bond - 1918

The Loyalty Oath Card, used to support prohibition, was supposed to provide a means of deterrence based on persuasion, notably an appeal to patriotism and fealty to the Constitution. If one swore their loyalty to the United States, they were in turn swearing to abide by 18th Amendment and vowing to be alcohol free.


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TitleAmerican Loyalty Bond
CreatorThe American Bond

Title by cataloger.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
CollectionGrand Rapids Citizens League Papers, Coll. 51-21-299, History & Special Collections Dept.

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InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids, MI

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