Keywords: Presidential campaign
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Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum
Media: printed fabric
Contributed by: Abel J. Morneault Memorial Library
Media: metal, campaign button
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1932
Media: Ink on paper
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.
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.
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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… of Scrapbook 3 continue the story of the 1872 presidential campaign -- the contest between Ulysses S.
… 108-128 Part 6, pages 108-128 The 1872 presidential campaign of Horace Greeley and Ulysses S. Grant consume much of this section.