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  • Description
  • The medal is stamped with an image of a man raising a bucket of water from a well. Stamped around the edge of the medal: How sweet from the green mossy brim to receive it. As poised on the curb it inclined to my lips. Reverend Thomas P. Hunt organized the Cold Water Army as a children's temperance organization. Hunt felt that it was important to educate children about the dangers of alcohol before they had been exposed to it.The phrase stamped... more
    The medal is stamped with an image of a man raising a bucket of water from a well. Stamped around the edge of the medal: How sweet from the green mossy brim to receive it. As poised on the curb it inclined to my lips. Reverend Thomas P. Hunt organized the Cold Water Army as a children's temperance organization. Hunt felt that it was important to educate children about the dangers of alcohol before they had been exposed to it.The phrase stamped on the medal is a quote from the Samuel Woodworth poem, "The Old Oaken Bucket.". less
  • Format
  • Medal
    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
    37 mm. diam