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Historical Items

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Item 23781

Hannah Pierce on politics, 1833

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1833 Location: Baldwin Media: Ink on paper

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William Moody to William King regarding issues surrounding new statehood, Saco, 1820

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1820-04-13 Location: Saco Media: Ink and Paper

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Cartoon about 1926 politics

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1926 Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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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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John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.

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Slavery's Defenders and Foes

Mainers, like residents of other states, had differing views about slavery and abolition in the early to mid decades of the 19th century. Religion and economic factors were among the considerations in determining people's leanings.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Grant-Wilson political rally, Augusta Depot, 1872

Grant-Wilson political rally, Augusta Depot, 1872 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description Bands and…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 30-47

… -- often quite strident -- of Democratic politics in Maine and nationally, generally portraying Democrats as scoundrels politically and otherwise…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 00-29

… this section and this journal, however, relate to politics. Items mentioned include: Horse racing Dr.

My Maine Stories

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I was a regional volunteer coordinator for the Women’s March
by Erica McNally

Erica McNally's experiences in Washington at the Women's March, 2017

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Participating in the 2017 Women’s March on Washington
by Sarah Gaba

Participating in the Women's March in Washington, D.C., 2017

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How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement