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Item 12112

Title: Margaret Chase Smith campaigning for President, New Hampshire, 1964

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library

Date: 1964-02-10

Location: Groveton; Skowhegan

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 9564

Title: President Taft Campaigning in Sanford, 1912

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society

Date: 1912-10-13

Location: Sanford

Media: Photograph

Item 10948

Title: First Lady Rosalyn Carter campaigning, 1980

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1980-01-18

Location: Sanford

Media: Photographic prints

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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.


'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.


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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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.


Wood Island Lighthouse  circa 1929

Friends of Wood Island Light

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Margaret Chase Smith at Republican National Convention, 1964

Margaret Chase Smith Library

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