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Item 74941

Title: Lawrance Thompson lecture announcement, Portland, 1939

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1939

Location: Portland

Media: ink on paper

Item 69755

Title: President John F. Kennedy Visits Maine, Orono

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library

Date: 1963

Location: Orono

Media: Photograph

Item 66903

Title: Fogg Commencement Speech, 1970

Contributed by: Kennebec Valley Community College Archive

Date: 1970

Location: Waterville

Media: Pencil on paper

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Exhibit

Carlton Fogg with Edmund Muskie, ca. 1967

Carlton P. Fogg, Advocate for Vocational Education

Carlton P. Fogg (1899-1972) was passionate about vocational and technical education. While teaching at the high school level in Waterville, Fogg's lobbying and letter-writing helped create the Kennebec Valley Vocational Technical Institute in 1969.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

'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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Site

Margaret Chase Smith at Republican National Convention, 1964

Margaret Chase Smith Library

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.

Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.