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  • The top and bottom medals are both stamped with a portrait of Father Mathew. Stamped along the edge of the bottom medal: "Here goes in the name of God" Theobald Mathew.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 ... more
    The top and bottom medals are both stamped with a portrait of Father Mathew. Stamped along the edge of the bottom medal: "Here goes in the name of God" Theobald Mathew.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). less
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  • 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
    8.5 x 6.5 cm.