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Historical Items

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Item 103178

President Warren G. Harding, Crawford House, NH, August 1921

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1921-08-03 Location: Carroll Media: Glass Negative

Item 27867

President Harrison, Bath, 1889

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: 1889 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 9542

Lyndon B. Johnson's visit to Portland, 1964

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1964-09-28 Location: Portland Media: Photoprint

Online Exhibits

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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.


Samantha Smith's Questions

Samantha Smith, a Manchester schoolgirl, gained international fame in 1983 by asking Soviet leader Yuri Andropov whether he intended to start a nuclear war and then visiting the Soviet Union to be reassured that no one there wanted war.


Debates Over Suffrage

While numerous Mainers worked for and against woman suffrage in the state in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, some also worked on the national level, seeking a federal amendment to allow women the right to vote

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

"Bangor's own Hannibal Hamlin was the vice presidential candidate along with the Illinois colossus Abraham Lincoln as the presidential candidate."

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Famous Bangorians

"Senate: Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities, U.S. Senate, 9 May 2017…"