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Historical Items

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Item 25771

Letter to Muskie on Portland pollution, 1970

Contributed by: Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library Date: 1970 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 25726

Student letter to Edmund Muskie, Poland, 1970

Contributed by: Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library Date: 1970 Location: Poland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 25724

Letter to Muskie on environmental work, 1971

Contributed by: Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library Date: 1971 Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Exhibit

Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.

Exhibit

John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.

Exhibit

Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Historic Hallowell - Ice Cutting and Ice Houses on the Bombahook

The river got very polluted when the sewage and toilet waste got flushed into the river. All the men that worked for the ice industry lost their jobs.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Cutting and Ice Houses on the Bombahook

The river got very polluted when the sewage and toilet waste got flushed into the river. All the men that worked for the ice industry lost their jobs.