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Item 1142

Thanksgiving proclamation, 1889

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1889-11-28

Location: Augusta

Media: Ink on paper

Item 1139

Chamberlain holiday proclamation, 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1870-04-04

Location: Augusta

Media: Ink on paper

Item 10124

Treaty anniversary proclamation, 1992

Contributed by: Fort Kent Historical Society

Date: 1842-08-09

Media: Ink on paper

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Notice of Daniel Webster death, Portland, 1852

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.

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Leaving the start gate at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971

World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

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Home for Thanksgiving, 1898

Giving Thanks

Cultures from the ancient Greeks and Chinese to contemporary societies have set aside time to give thanks, especially for the harvest. In 1941, the United States set a permanent date for the observance.

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Civil War Envelope, 1861

Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 1 of 4

… April 15, 1861 President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation calling forth the militia of the United States.