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Historical Items

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Item 76632

Republican delegates to national convention, 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1868 Location: Portland; Norridgewock; Chicago Media: Ink on paper

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Item 1480

Young men's Whig national convention of ratification badge, 1844

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1844-05-02 Media: Ribbon

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Horn, 1964 Republican National Convention

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1964 Location: Skowhegan; San Francisco Media: rubber and metal

Exhibits

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Debates Over Suffrage

While numerous Mainers worked for and against woman suffrage in the state in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, some also worked on the national level, seeking a federal amendment to allow women the right to vote

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Reuben Ruby: Hackman, Activist

Reuben Ruby of Portland operated a hack in the city, using his work to earn a living and to help carry out his activist interests, especially abolition and the Underground Railroad.

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

On August 7, 1854 individual political conventions were held in Strong of the Free Soil Party, the Whig Party and the Morrill Democrat Party.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 00-29

… Gate designs 1866 Philadelphia National Union convention Bangor Democratic convention George W. Ladd Sen. James R.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Thursday Club

… of Women's Clubs and later the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC). The Club hosted the state convention in 1901 and again in 1915.

My Maine Stories

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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