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Item 23858

General John Chandler, Monmouth, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1820

Location: Monmouth

Media: Ink on paper

Item 80474

William S. Cohen in Washinton D.C., ca. 1980

Contributed by: Raymond H. Fogler Library

Date: circa 1980

Location: Washington

Media: Photographic print

Item 80481

Sen. William S. Cohen, ca. 1980

Contributed by: Raymond H. Fogler Library

Date: circa 1980

Media: Photographic print

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'Yes, I'll Try a Pair' cartoon, 1964

Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.

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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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Freeland Holmes and Caroline Holmes, Foxcroft, ca. 1860

The Washburns of Livermore

Members of the Washburn family of Livermore participated in the Civil War in a variety of ways -- from Caroline at the homefront, to Samuel at sea, Elihu, as a Congressman from Illinois, and Israel governor of Maine. The family had considerable influence politically on several fronts.