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The temperance movement of the 18th and early 19th centuries was a social movement dedicated to emphasizing the negative impacts of alcohol on health, morality, and family life and restricting its consumption.

Illinois has four fountains erected by the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. The Cataloging Maintenance Center just cataloged WCTU Drinking Fountains.

posted: May 2, 2019 - 2:59pm

The Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC) is helping the Dixon Public Library with cataloging their local history collection. A couple of these items include sheet music for their local festival and facsimiles of the first and second drafts of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.

posted: February 12, 2019 - 3:15pm