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Historical Items

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Item 10283

Senator Smith Votes, Skowhegan, 1962

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1962-11-06 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 16136

Senator Smith meets with Ambassador Horace Hildreth

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1955-03-05 Location: Karachi Media: Photographic print

Item 76152

Senator Muskie at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971

Contributed by: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club through Ski Museum of Maine Date: 1971 Location: Carrabassett Valley Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.

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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.

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Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Senator James Doolittle, Bangor, 1866

Senator James Doolittle, Bangor, 1866 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description Senator James Doolittle…

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

At that time he was the only Republican Senator, State or National, in the United States. On August 7, 1954 the Maine Republican Centennial…

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 2 of 3

Senator in 1848. During the 1856 campaign, he won the governorship of Maine as a Republican, but held that office only a few weeks, resigning to…

My Maine Stories

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Creating the Purr-Sist button
by Ellen Crocker

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

Story

Carrabassett Village and the Red Stallion Inn circa 1960
by David Rollins

The creation of Carrabassett Village and the Red Stallion Inn at Sugarloaf USA

Lesson Plans

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Maine Governors

Grade Level: Postsecondary Content Area: Social Studies
Students will learn about the people who have occupied the office of Governor and how the Office of Governor operates. The students will understand the different hats and relationships that the Governor has.

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Maine Statehood and the Missouri Compromise

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
Using primary sources, students will explore the arguments for and against Maine statehood and the Missouri Compromise, and the far-reaching implications of Maine statehood and the Missouri Compromise such as the preservation and spread of slavery in the United States. Students will gather evidence and arguments to debate the statement: The Missouri Compromise was deeply flawed and ultimately did more harm to the Union than good.