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Keywords: Women's Christian Temperance Union

Historical Items

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Item 108961

Women's Christian Temperance Union auto parade, Portland, 1910

Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner Date: 1910-09-29 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 11076

Lillian Stevens, Woman's Christian Temperance Union, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Media: Glass Negative

Item 105910

Temperance march in Bangor, 1909

Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner Date: 1909-09-15 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Debates Over Suffrage

While numerous Mainers worked for and against woman suffrage in the state in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, some also worked on the national level, seeking a federal amendment to allow women the right to vote

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Begin Again: reckoning with intolerance in Maine

BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.

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Sagadahoc County through the Eastern Eye

The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and Social Reform Movements of the 1800s-1900s

… the Women’s Christian Temperance Union, the Maine Temperance Union, and the Christian Civic League were all pro-Temperance organizations…

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Caribou Public Library

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

… half of 19th century American history: suffrage, temperance, and abolition. In Bangor, the last two caused considerable debate and some…