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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

Item 1480

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

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1844-05-02

Media: Ribbon

Item 25955

Horn, 1964 Republican National Convention

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library

Date: 1964

Location: Skowhegan; San Francisco

Media: rubber and metal

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Anti-suffrage stamps, 1918

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 hack ad, Portland, 1834

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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Khadija Guled, Portland, 2009

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.

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Cover of Souvenir Program, 1954, Strong

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 barn plan, Bangor, 1867

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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Thursday Club membership, Biddeford, 1929

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.

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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