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Item 82136

Yong Men Republican Club, Biddeford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Republican Club through Biddeford Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 76632

Republican delegates to national convention, 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1868 Location: Portland; Norridgewock; Chicago Media: Ink on paper

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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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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.


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.


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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John Martin: Expert Observer - Republican Wigwam, Bangor, 1872

… (1823-1904), a Bangor accountant, shopkeeper, and Republican supporter, drew the "Republican Wigwam," a temporary building that was located at the…

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

Martin strongly disliked Greeley, a former Radical Republican, because Martin believed Greeley was giving in to demands and interests of the former…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

At that time he was the only Republican Senator, State or National, in the United States. On August 7, 1954 the Maine Republican Centennial…