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Historical Items

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Item 11794

McGovern-Eagleton presidential campaign button, 1972

Contributed by: Abel J. Morneault Memorial Library Date: 1972 Media: Metal, campaign button

Item 108784

Purr-Sist button, Bethel, 2017

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2017 Location: Bethel Media: Metal, plastic

Item 64402

Courthouse accessibility protestors, Portland, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982-11-29 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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

State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 2 of 4

We button the edges of 2 togather and throw them over A pole supported by 2 cruches and then pin another piece up to the end and A tent is made for 3…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Creating the Purr-Sist button
by Ellen Crocker

Motivated by the Women's March and Sen. Warren, I created these buttons