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Keywords: Caring for sick

Historical Items

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Item 82305

Expenses for treating family with smallpox, Portland, ca. 1825

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1825 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 65151

Gov. Cony letter about sick soldier, Augusta, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1864-10-26 Location: Augusta; Alexandria Media: Ink on paper

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Item 59536

Receipt for apples for wounded soldiers, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863-04-21 Location: Emory Media: Ink on paper

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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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This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Caring For Our Families and Friends

… record payment of care for those that boarded the sick and infirmed, transported to the mainland those who needed medical care, purchased…

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Historic Hallowell - In Sickness and in Health

… are numerous prominent figures providing health care for the residents of Hallowell, there are five of special note: four doctors; Benjamin…

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St. Joseph Healthcare

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