|Title||Knights of Father Mathew medal (obverse) |
|Publication Date||n.d. |
|Notes||The medal is in the shape of a cross. |
Stamped on the medal is: Father Mathew. Knights. St. Louis.
Stamped on the reverse of the medal: I promise with the divine assistance to abstain from all intoxicating drinks including cider, malt, and fruit liquors, and to discountenance by advice and example intemperance in others.
Theobald Mathew was a Capuchin friar who founded the Knights of Father Mathew, a Catholic temperance society, in Cork, Ireland in 1838. He travelled throughout the United States from 1849-1851 promoting complete abstinence. The first Knights of Father Mathew organization in the United States was established in St. Louis, Missouri on April 26, 1872 (Source: Wikipedia).
|Subjects (LCSH)||Knights of Father Mathew; Temperance--Societies, etc. |
|Geographic Coverage||United States--Missouri--St. Louis|
|Digital Collection||Pamphlet and Textual Documents Collection|
|Digital ID Number||PAM0301 |
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Uncataloged |
|Physical Description||7 x 5 cm. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original item at 800 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2009 |