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Historical Items

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Item 100709

Dedication groundbreaking of St. Joseph Hospital building, Bangor, 1962

Contributed by: St. Joseph Healthcare Date: 1962-03-19 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 100708

St. Joseph Hospital front entrance, Bangor, ca. 1955

Contributed by: St. Joseph Healthcare Date: circa 1955 Location: Bangor Media: Photo negative

Item 100714

Firefighters carrying patient into St. Joseph Hospital, Bangor, ca. 1955

Contributed by: St. Joseph Healthcare Date: circa 1955 Location: Bangor Media: From Black and White Negative

Exhibits

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One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Among the Lungers: Treating TB

Tuberculosis -- or consumption as it often was called -- claimed so many lives and so threatened the health of communities that private organizations and, by 1915, the state, got involved in TB treatment. The state's first tuberculosis sanatorium was built on Greenwood Mountain in Hebron and introduced a new philosophy of treatment.

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Summer's Favorite Game

Baseball often is called the National Pastime. For many people, baseball is encountered in the backyard and down the street, a game played by a few or the full contingent of a team.

Site Pages

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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St. Joseph Healthcare

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Healthcare Center of Eastern and Central Maine - Page 1 of 2

After the hospital became more popular throughout the years, it began accepting more patients and expanding.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service
by Jim Barrows

A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.

Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman