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

Bangor and the Temperance Movement The Temperance Movement was a social movement whose purpose was to ban the consumption and sale of alcoholic…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 139-194

… stage coach business, gardening for Hinkley, the temperance movement and his desire to stop selling liquor, and his continued interest in dancing.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Icons & Influencers

… under owner Colonel Fred Dow (son of infamous Temperance advocate, Neal Dow), but starting with Guy Gannett’s ownership in 1925, the Evening…

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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…