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Keywords: Advocacy

Historical Items

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Item 103920

Kansas business woman, Portland, 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1925 Location: Cumberland Media: Glass Negative

Item 103921

Business and professional women in costume, Portland, 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1925 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 103919

Bonnie Chorlton at the NFBPWC convention, Portland, 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1925-07-23 Location: Portland; Columbia Media: Glass Negative

Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Save the Skowhegan Grange & Granges in General

A brief history of the Grange in Skowhegan, its importance to community history, and a plea to save it from destruction.

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Pigeon's Mainer Project: who decides who belongs?

Street artist Pigeon's artwork tackles the multifaceted topic of immigration. He portrays Maine residents, some who are asylum seekers, refugees, and immigrants—people who are often marginalized through state and federal policies—to ask questions about the dynamics of power in society, and who gets to call themselves a “Mainer.”

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

Site Pages

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Greater Portland Landmarks

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

My Maine Stories

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Why environmental advocacy is critical for making baskets
by Jennifer Sapiel Neptune

My advocacy work for the Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance

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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