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Historical Items

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Item 12115

'Yes, I'll Try a Pair' cartoon, 1964

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1964-01-28 Location: Bangor; Skowhegan Media: Black and white cartoon drawing

Item 15538

Prohibition cartoon, ca. 1851

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1851 Media: Drawing

Item 5490

Suffrage cartoon, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1917 Media: Ink on paper

Online Exhibits

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Hiking, Art and Science: Portland's White Mountain Club

In 1873, a group of men, mostly from Portland, formed the second known hiking club in the U.S., the White Mountain Club of Portland, to carry out their scientific interests, their love of hiking and camaraderie, and their artistic interests in painting and drawing the features of several of the White Mountains.


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.



Valentines Day cards have long been a way to express feelings of romance or love for family or friends. These early Valentines Day cards suggest the ways in which the expression of those sentiments has changed over time.

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Historic Hallowell - Disasters - Natural and Man-made

… and uploaded images, prepared poems, timelines, cartoons, maps, podcasts, and other creative supports.

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Rum, Riot, and Reform - Quenching the Thirst

X A New Yorkers Visit to Maine Cartoon in Puck magazine, 1886 Courtesy of Arlene Palmer Schwind This cartoon satirizes many people's approach to…

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Margaret Chase Smith Library

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