“California hop growers earnestly protest against threatened action of Federal government prohibiting brewing of beer as necessary war measure…”

Night Lettergram to John E. Baker from California Hop Growers, 4/28/1917 
Series: Petitions and Memorials, 1813 – 1968Record Group 233: Records of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1789 – 2015

Received April 28, 1917, this telegram was sent from the California Hop Growers Association, in protest of a proposed wartime ban on brewing beer.

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