Kōrero: Gambling

Anti-gambling pamphlet, around 1910s

Anti-gambling pamphlet, around 1910s

The Women's Christian Temperance Union produced this pamphlet. Gambling ran counter to the traditional reformed Protestant abhorrence of unearned income, and winnings from gambling were considered tainted money. Gambling's perceived links with drinking and prostitution also riled critics.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-LOTTERY-1900s-01

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

David Grant, 'Gambling - Opponents and social impact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/39449/anti-gambling-pamphlet-around-1910s (accessed 4 July 2022)

He kōrero nā David Grant, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013