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Judge Grier M. Orr, ca. 1917. Orr was an early member of the St. Paul NAACP.
Joseph Alfred Arner Burnquist, ca. 1913. Burnquist was governor of Minnesota from 1915 to 1921. He also served as president of the St. Paul chapter of the NAACP in the 1910s.
"Beat the Machine - Support Eugene" poster, 1968.
Eugene and Abigail McCarthy, 1958. Photograph by Don Berg.
McCarthy campaign peace dress, 1968.
"McCarthy for President" button, 1968.
President John F. Kennedy at the Duluth airport with Senator Eugene McCarthy, Representative Donald Fraser, Governor Karl Rolvaag, and Senator Hubert H. Humphrey, 1965. Photograph by Marty Nordstrom.
Eugene McCarthy in a Washington Senators baseball uniform, 1956.
Senator Eugene McCarthy speaking at St. John's University, 1968.
Eugene McCarthy during presidential primary campaign in New Haven, Connecticut, 1968.
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