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The text of two speeches presented in the House of Representatives by Ira Greenleaf Hersey of Maine. Speech one concerns conservation of food and fuel to support World War I efforts of the United States, which was delivered Monday, June 18, 1917. Speech two, delivered Saturday, June 23, 1917, features Hersey advocating for wartime probibition of liquor sales in the United States.
Ira Greenleaf Hersey, United States House of Representatives, speeches, World War I, liquor prohibition
Hersey, Ira Greenleaf, "Conservation of Food and Fuel. War Prohibition: Speeches of Hon. Ira G. Hersey of Maine" (1917). Books and Publications. 125.