Nurses, Pownal State School, ca. 1937

Contributed by New Gloucester Historical Society

Description

Three nurses in front of Hedin Hospital at Pownal State School in about 1937.

In the middle is Myrtle Daly (later Myrtle Strout).

By the late 1930s, the school for the developmentally disabled had more than 1,000 residents and 200 staff members.

The hospital on the New Gloucester campus opened in 1931.

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About This Item

  • Title: Nurses, Pownal State School, ca. 1937
  • Creation Date: circa 1937
  • Subject Date: circa 1937
  • Town: New Gloucester
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Object Type: Image

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New Gloucester Historical Society
PO Box 531, New Gloucester, ME 04260
(207) 926-3260

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