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Historical Items

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Item 1151

Suffrage lecture announcement, Belfast, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1915 Location: Belfast Media: Ink on paper

Item 1155

Library cornerstone announcement, Clinton, 1899

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1899-09-25 Location: Clinton Media: Ink on paper

Item 1154

Ball announcement, Alfred, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863-03-24 Location: Alfred Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.

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Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."

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A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

Site Pages

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Maine and the Civil War - Poster seeking cavalry horses, Aroostook County, 1861

… Museum Description A Civil War poster announcing the desire of the army to purchase of horses for the Union cavalry in various…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Pierre Painchaud

… infoMcArthur Public Library In 1906 Painchaud announced his retirement from the band, saying that his “heart and soul were still with the group.”…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Bryant-Rockefeller

… David Rockefeller wrote to Donald Bryant upon the announcement of Donald's retirement in 1983. He passed away in 2002.

My Maine Stories

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A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

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How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement