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pool room petition

pool room petition
Another social issue comes to life in these petitions for and against pool room hours. Citizens petitions Columbia City Council in 1905 regarding the regulation of pool rooms. Those signing in favor of closure on Sundays were predominantly women; those in favor of later hours and Sunday openings appear to be predominantly men.

Box 5, Folder 7, City of Columbia Clerk Files (Record Series 9112-03),
Seattle Municipal Archives

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