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Historical Items Showing 3 of 2917 View All

Item 102207

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

Item 23781

Hannah Pierce on politics, 1833

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society

Date: 1833

Location: Baldwin

Media: Ink on paper

Item 15556

Cartoon about 1926 politics

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1926

Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits Showing 3 of 78 View All

Exhibit

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

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.

Exhibit

Portrait of John Hancock, 1765

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.

Exhibit

Letter from Ambrose Crane about stolen slave, 1835

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 Showing 3 of 349 View All

Site Page

Grant-Wilson political rally, Augusta Depot, 1872

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…

Site Page

George Melvin Weston, Bangor, ca. 1867

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…

Site Page

John Martin barn plan, Bangor, 1867

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 Showing 3 of 11 View All

Story

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

Story

Love is greater than peace, For peace is founded upon love

by Parivash Rohani


My journey from Iran to Maine

Story

Being a woman Union member was a challenge in the paper mill

by Cindy Bennett


I worked in the paper mills and for the Union during the 1987 strike.