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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

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

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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Edmund S. Muskie, Democratic nominee for U.S. vice president, 1968

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.

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John W. G. Dunn, Moosehead Lake, 1904

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.

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Samoset Hotel, Rockland, ca. 1930

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.

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Arthur Moore's Ice House, Hallowell, ca. 1940

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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Arthur Moore's Ice House, Hallowell, ca. 1940

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.