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Historical Items

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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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Item 25955

Horn, 1964 Republican National Convention

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1964 Location: Skowhegan; San Francisco Media: rubber and metal

Item 25952

1964 Republican National Convention Souvenir

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1964 Location: Skowhegan; San Francisco Media: Cloth, silicon dioxide

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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.

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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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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

A joint convention was held and a basic platform was established. Candidates were chosen to support in the upcoming elections.