|Title||Delegate to the Silver Jubilee Session of the Supreme Council of the Knights of Father Mathew badge (obverse) |
|Publication Date||1906 |
|Notes||The medal hanging from the ribbon is in the form of a cross with a sword and shepherd's crook crossed behind it.|
Stamped on the cross is "KFM" for Knights of Father Mathew. A portrait of Father Mathew is depicted on the medal affixed to the top of the ribbon.
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; Mathew, Theobald, 1790-1856; Temperance--Societies, etc. |
|Geographic Coverage||United States--Illinois--Chicago|
|Digital Collection||Pamphlet and Textual Documents Collection|
|Digital ID Number||PAM0298|
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Uncataloged |
|Physical Description||15.5 x 7 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 |