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Mystery Corner Item

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Vice President Calvin Coolidge, Portland, 1922

Mystery Corner Item Why was Calvin Coolidge in Maine in 1922?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1922 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

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Vice presidential campaign poster, 1968

Contributed by: Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library Date: 1968 Media: Poster

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Vice President George Bush, Kennebunkport, 1981

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1981 Location: Kennebunkport Media: Photographic print


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Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.


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.


Prohibition in Maine in the 1920s

Federal Prohibition took hold of America in 1920 with the passing of the Volstead Act that banned the sale and consumption of all alcohol in the US. However, Maine had the Temperance movement long before anyone was prohibited from taking part in one of America's most popular past times. Starting in 1851, the struggles between the "drys" and the "wets" of Maine lasted for 82 years, a period of time that was everything but dry and rife with nothing but illegal activity.

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Famous Bangorians

However, for his second term President Lincoln chose Andrew Johnson as his Vice President. Hannibal Hamlin was very important in putting Maine on the…

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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 Important Women of Bangor

Four Important Women of Bangor Text by The 7th Grade Maine Studies Students of the William S. Cohen School.

My Maine Stories

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My work as V.P. of nursing and patient care at Mercy Hospital
by Bette Neville

Bette Neville discussed her 15 years of work at Mercy.


My Life in Boxing
by Bob Russo

Bob Russo on boxing and his life in Portland


The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.