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Item 12112

Title: MCS campaigns for President in New Hampshire

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library

Date: 1964-02-10

Location: Groveton; Skowhegan

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 13180

Title: Blaine & Logan campaign flag, Westbrook, 1884

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1884

Location: Westbrook

Media: Photograph

Item 77453

Title: James Blaine telegram to G.F. Shepley, Augusta, 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1868-08-04

Location: Portland; Rockland

Media: Ink on paper

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Vice presidential campaign poster, 1968

Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.


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

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.


Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.