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Petition to Abraham Lincoln for recruitment of black troops
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"Bella for senate." White silhouette of Bella Abzug on blue background; blue letters.
In 1976, Bella Abzug, after many years in the U.S. House of Representatives, ran for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate. She was defeated by Daniel Patrick Moynihan in a contest which also included Ramsey Clark, Paul O'Dwyer, and Abraham Hirschfeld.
Gift of Glen Fleischman
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