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The Course of Empire: The Savage State
Oil on canvas (relined)
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White pin backed campaign button with HUMPHREY/MUSKIE in blue lettering with blue outline of US
Gift of Frederick Michel
Vice-President Hubert H. Humphrey was one of the Democratic nominees in 1968 after President Lyndon B. Johnson turned down the nomination for re-election. Humphrey lost the general election to Richard M. Nixon.
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