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Item 9545

Dow Air Force Base F-84s, Bangor, 1948

Contributed by: Maine Aviation Historical Society & Maine Air Museum

Date: 1948-02-25

Media: Photographic print

Item 18216

Dow Field Air WAC Show

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: 1944-05-29

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

Item 18213

Dow Field Air WAC Show

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: 1944-05-29

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

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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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Life on a Tidal River - Doughty Students

… way: Bangor International Airport was named Dow Air Force Base during WWII People had to ration things like gas and sugar! The Bangor Public…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor During the 1940s

During the war, flights regularly left Dow with supplies and personnel headed for Europe, Africa, and Asia.

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Howard House, Bangor, 1869

Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

It would serve as part of the Strategic Air Command. The City of Bangor welcomed the build-up of the air base and maintained a close relationship…