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Neal Dow, a Portland, Maine native, was born to a Quaker family. He believed in the temperance movement, and during his tenure as Mayor of Portland convinced the Maine legislature to enact Prohibition in 1851.
About This Item
- Title: Neal Dow, ca. 1870
- Creation Date: circa 1870
- Subject Date: circa 1870
- Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 25 cm x 20 cm
- Local Code: Photographs--OS--Ex Large--Box 2--People--A-J
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Dow, Neal (1804-1897)--Portraits
- Mayors--United States--Maine--Portland
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