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Historical Items

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Election Night, 1946

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1946 Media: Photographic print

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Lincoln letter on Louisiana elections, Washington, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Washington; New Orleans Media: Ink on paper

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Gen. G.F. Shepley on Louisiana elections, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862-12-08 Location: New Orleans Media: Ink on paper

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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.


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.


The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962)

He also served as a state representative before being elected mayor and was president of the Pepperell Trust Company.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Candidates were chosen to support in the upcoming elections. Their candidate, Alvin Currier, was subsequently elected to the State Senate.

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

Peters, who was elected. Martin wrote about various business schemes and scandals in which Weston was involved.

My Maine Stories

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Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast