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Item 102121

Frederick Dow, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Portland

Media: Crayon Enhanced Photogrpahic Print

Item 154

Albion K. Parris, Portland, ca. 1848

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1848

Media: Lithograph engraving

Item 7289

Governor Burton M. Cross

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1952

Media: Postcard

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Thomas Brackett Reed lapel pin

Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.

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Stone house with clipped gables, 974 Sawyer Street, South Portland, c. 1920s

Sylvan Site: A Model Development

Frederick Wheeler Hinckley, a Portland lawyer and politician, had grand visions of a 200-home development when he began the Sylvan Site in South Portland in 1917. The stock market crash in 1929 put a halt to his plans, but by then he had built 37, no two of which were alike.

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Alonzo Garcelon, Lewiston, ca. 1890

Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.

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John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

John Martin: Expert Observer - Illustrations: Politicians & Personalities

… Illustrations: Politicians & Personalities

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Gravenstein apple, Bangor, 1866

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 48-64

He discusses a number of local politicians and projects, including the plan for a Bangor to Waterville Railroad.

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John Martin barn plan, Bangor, 1867

John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrapbook 3: 1867-

… strongly criticizes -- a number of Bangor area politicians. Martin is especially critical of Irish immigrants and Catholics, convinced that they…

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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