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Item 25835

Edmund S. Muskie letter to the editor, 1971

Contributed by: Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

Date: 1971-12-09

Location: Waterville

Media: Ink on paper

Item 100883

Sebago Lake Reservoir, Standish, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Portland Water District

Date: 1912

Location: Standish

Media: Photographic print

Item 25722

Muskie Clean Water Bill cartoon, 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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US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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Flood in Mechanic Falls, ca. 1896

High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

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Blizzard, Lubec, January 1934

Lubec, Maine - The Blizzard of '34 - Page 1 of 2

… the stores has been closed, and none...have been cleaned out of foodstuffs.” Two dealers S.B. Stuart & Co. and the Columbian Packing Co.

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Signature Quilt, Lubec, 1889

Lubec, Maine - A Signature Quilt

Leave cleaning, restoration and repair to historic textile experts. Store it unfolded or preferably rolled in archival paper and box.

Site Page

MMN Image 28709

Presque Isle: The Star City - The History of Laundry, Aroostook County Style - Page 1 of 2

Some preferred to use buckets to bring the water to the tub. The water was cold. She usually started this in the morning because the clothes took all…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 4 View All

Story

I never thought I would work at a paper mill.

by Greg Bizier


I love science and managed the lab for International Paper's Otis Mill for 31 years.

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR

Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists

by Phil Tedrick


A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman