[Letter from T. N. Carswell to W. E. Hill, Cherokee Baptist Association - September 29, 1942]

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A letter written to Rev. W. E. Hill, Moderator, Cherokee Baptist Association, Jacksonville, Texas, from T. N. Carswell, Chairman 24th District United Texas Drys, dated September 29, 1942. Carswell expresses his amazement at the lack of interest of many Christians and the opposition of some non-Christians in the liquor traffic. He advises of having written 26 church schools in Texas requesting information regarding the curriculum each school offers on the effects of beverage alcohol. He suggests that Baptist schools should include a required course of study on the effects of beverage alcohol.

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Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood) September 29, 1942.

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A letter written to Rev. W. E. Hill, Moderator, Cherokee Baptist Association, Jacksonville, Texas, from T. N. Carswell, Chairman 24th District United Texas Drys, dated September 29, 1942. Carswell expresses his amazement at the lack of interest of many Christians and the opposition of some non-Christians in the liquor traffic. He advises of having written 26 church schools in Texas requesting information regarding the curriculum each school offers on the effects of beverage alcohol. He suggests that Baptist schools should include a required course of study on the effects of beverage alcohol.

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T. N. Carswell Collection

This collection was assembled by Thomas Norwood Carswell (1887-1978) and contains correspondence throughout his life. His files hold letters signed by most of the major political leaders of Texas during the 1940s through the 1960s, as well as letters signed by Presidents Harry S Truman, Richard M. Nixon, Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, and George Washington Carver. It also contains a scrapbook of his time at Simmons College.

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  • September 29, 1942

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Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood). [Letter from T. N. Carswell to W. E. Hill, Cherokee Baptist Association - September 29, 1942], letter, September 29, 1942; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1397480/: accessed April 24, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.

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