THE FLYING SQUADRON OF AMERICA; We stand for the Abolition of the Liquor Traffic. On this issue we fight.
[Indianapolis: The Art Press, 1915]. First Edition. 4to, [pp. 60], printed paper wraps (chipped and soiled). This contains text as well as mounted photos of the temperance members of this organization. There are tipped in portaits of J. F. Hanly, O. W. Stewart, D. A. Poling, Dr. I. Landrith, Dr. C. Sheldon, Dr. Carolyn Geisel, J. B. Lewis, Mr. & Mrs. Frederick Butler, D. V. Poling, Wm. Patton, Vera Mullin, Iris Robinson, Wm. Conrad, Edw. Mittman, L. Hallie McNeil, R. S. Henry, Wm. Bradford, R. S. Middelton, L. S. Fellows, Jeanette Zweier. A very good copy. Item #42966
The Flying Squadron of America was a temperance organization that staged a nationwide campaign tp promote the temperance movement in the U.S. It consisted of three groups of revivalist-like speakers who toured cities across the country between September 30, 1914 and June 6, 1915. The Squadron, organized by former Indiana Governor J. Frank Hanly, was sometimes called Hanly's Flying Squadron. James Franklin Hanly (1863 - 1920) was an United States politician who served as the 26th Governor of Indiana from 1905 to 1909.