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Item 12115

'Yes, I'll Try a Pair' cartoon, 1964

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1964-01-28 Location: Bangor; Skowhegan Media: Black and white cartoon drawing

Item 5490

Suffrage cartoon, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1917 Media: Ink on paper

Item 15538

Prohibition cartoon, ca. 1851

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1851 Media: Drawing


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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.


Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.


The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - James Montgomery Flagg

By 1926 the road was improved enough so that he submitted another cartoon and poem, concluding, "Well, Mr.

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Margaret Chase Smith Library

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