Vice presidential campaign poster, 1968
This poster was used during the 1968 vice presidential campaign. Muskie, a native of Rumford, was the running mate of Vice President Humbert H. Humphrey, the Democratic party's presidential candidate. Muskie was Maine governor from 1955-1959, U.S. Senator from Maine from 1959-1980, and ran in the Democratic primary for president in 1972. He did not win the nomination.