Albums, 1861-1962 (inclusive).

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Dewson, Molly, 1874-1962. Albums, 1861-1962 (inclusive).

Albums, 1861-1962 (inclusive).

The twenty-three albums contain photographs, correspondence, clippings, invitations, programs, and campaign literature, and document the life Dewson and Porter shared for more than five decades, including their travels, life in Maine, and their political interests.

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