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Historical Items

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Item 74941

Lawrance Thompson lecture announcement, Portland, 1939

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1939 Location: Portland Media: ink on paper

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Item 69755

President John F. Kennedy, Orono, 1963

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1963 Location: Orono Media: Photographic print

Item 66903

Fogg Commencement Speech, 1970

Contributed by: Kennebec Valley Community College Archive Date: 1970 Location: Waterville Media: Pencil on paper

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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.


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.


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.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor House, Bangor, ca. 1945

Eleanor Roosevelt actually gave a speech the day after she spent the night on May 20, 1941. By 1978, the hotel had been closed, sold and renovated as…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… meetings, a turkey dinner, a band concert, a pageant, introduction of candidates and a speech by the National Committeeman, Fred C. Scribner.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - George Melvin Weston, Bangor, ca. 1867

He drew Weston as he appeared at a speech before the 1866 election. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

My Maine Stories

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How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement


Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman


Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey