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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

Item 65151

Gov. Cony letter about sick soldier, Augusta, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Location: Augusta; Alexandria

Media: Ink on paper

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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Nursing students, Eastern Maine General Hospital, ca. 1898

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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Cottage for women, Maine State Sanatorium, Hebron, ca. 1909

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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Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

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.

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The Whitehill family 1950-1959

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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Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

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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Nurse with child patient at St. Joseph Hospital, Bangor, ca. 1960

St. Joseph Healthcare

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