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Item 28783

Lincoln/Hamlin Campaign Flag, 1860

Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum

Date: 1860

Media: printed fabric

Item 11794

McGovern-Eagleton presidential campaign button, 1972

Contributed by: Abel J. Morneault Memorial Library

Date: 1972

Media: metal, campaign button

Item 9890

Broadside announcing Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidential campaign platform, ca. 1932

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1932

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.

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'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.

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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.

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Grant-Wilson political rally, Augusta Depot, 1872

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 129-142

… of Scrapbook 3 continue the story of the 1872 presidential campaign -- the contest between Ulysses S.

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Republican Wigwam, Bangor, 1872

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 108-128

… 108-128   Part 6, pages 108-128 The 1872 presidential campaign of Horace Greeley and Ulysses S. Grant consume much of this section.