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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 30-47

Clark Judge Hodgdon Alcohol, taverns Amos M. Roberts Hannibal Hamlin Ebenezer Trask Oliver H. Hinkley Joshua Hill William Cobb Wilmot Proviso

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Arvida Hayford, Bangor, ca. 1867

… that during temperance years, Hayford imported alcohol and provided it to "Irish men & women in open defiance of the Maine law." He further charged…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - New Sweden Athletic Club

… was going to happen they did not allow any alcohol or any people who had alcohol into the club.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Andrew Anderson

This was a regular rum running during the prohibition- So there was a lot of alcohol that brought in money.

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

… purpose was to ban the consumption and sale of alcoholic beverages, especially hard liquor. The word temperance means “moderation”, avoiding…

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Architecture & Landscape database - Eaton W. Tarbell

He was also active in promoting alcohol and drug treatment and prevention in Maine. Eaton W. Tarbell died in Venice, Florida in 1992.

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Mercy Hospital - Growth & Expansion - Page 2 of 2

… added a new inpatient unit for the treatment of alcohol and drug addiction. The Recovery Center became an increasingly important part of the…

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Life on a Tidal River - The War Effort

Molasses is used to make industrial alcohol which is needed to make explosives. Explosives are needed to sink the Axis!" Protecting Our Community…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Meeting House Park

The church sermon that day was about alcohol and its evils. Someone from the congregation was not pleased about the available water and asked that…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - III. Boom, bustle, bust: The Steamboat Years to WWII

Today, the sale of alcohol continues to be prohibited on the island, and was voted down in both 2010 and 2011. Red Men's Hall, Swan's Island, ca.

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Lincoln, Maine - Other Early Hospitals

… pain, they had to use things like poppy seed and alcohol, which didn’t always work. In modern hospitals, for almost every surgery they have…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Longfellow Era: 1807-1901

In 1850 when Marianne divorced the alcoholic Stephen for lack of support and adultery, Marianne's father demanded that the Longfellows provide…

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Mercy Hospital - Mercy & the Community

… of treatment for patients suffering from drug and alcohol addiction. In 1988, the Sisters opened the McAuley Residence, as a small transitional…

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

The effort to control and to limit alcoholic consumption in Bangor was basically ignored, though. The "Devil's Half-Acre" continued to flourish with…

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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