Antique Religious Sterling Silver WCTU Temperance Matrons Medal
Antique religious silver WCTU matrons medal. This antique silver matrons medal was presented to a candidate for orally reciting bible verse or other Christian verse. The Matrons medal was one of the most coveted oratorical awards given out by the WCTU. By promoting oral, musical, written and general educational events this encouraged not only education among the young but a deterrent towards alcohol as a recreational pastime. This dates to the late 19th century or early 20th century.
Words on front: MCTU Matrons Medal
A great addition to your antique religious or temperance collection or early holiday gift.
Pin measures 1.75" long by 1.25" wide and weighs 0.2oz.
In nice condition considering age and use - please see all pictures as they form part of the description.
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