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Item 28783

Title: Lincoln/Hamlin Campaign Flag, 1860

Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum

Date: 1860

Media: printed fabric

Item 11794

Title: McGovern-Eagleton presidential campaign button, 1972

Contributed by: Abel J. Morneault Memorial Library

Date: 1972

Media: metal, campaign button

Item 9890

Title: Broadside announcing Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidential campaign platform, ca. 1932

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1932

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Vice presidential campaign poster, 1968

Presidents and Campaigns

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.

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.

Exhibit

Maine Yankee, Wiscasset, 1987

Nuclear Energy for Maine?

Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Wiscasset generated electricity from 1972 until 1996. Activists concerned about the plant's safety led three unsuccessful referendum campaigns in the 1980s to shut it down.

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Site

Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History

The history of a town bordered by the Kennebec and Sandy Rivers as depicted by students from Skowhegan Area Middle School working in close proximity with members of the Skowhegan Historical Society. Exhibits include the Skowhegan Island, farming, log drives, Benedict Arnold’s March, early settlement, Bloomfield Academy, Lakewood Theater, and the Abenakis.

Site

Cottage baby with student nurse, Farmington, ca. 1947

Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Site

Wood Island Lighthouse  circa 1929

Friends of Wood Island Light

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