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Historical Items

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Item 156

Theodore Roosevelt visiting Portland, 1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1902-08-26 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 159

President Roosevelt visiting Portland, 1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1902-08-26 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 157

Theodore Roosevelt, Portland, 1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1902-08-26 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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Debates Over Suffrage

While numerous Mainers worked for and against woman suffrage in the state in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, some also worked on the national level, seeking a federal amendment to allow women the right to vote

Site Pages

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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 Famous Bangorians

Senate: Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities, U.S. Senate, 9 May 2017…