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Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.
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.
With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.
"Awards." Eastern Maine Medical Center. Eastern Maine Medical Center, 2015. Web. 28 May 2015. "Eastern Maine Medical Center: 1892-1920." Maine Memory…
Cohen School. Images are from Eastern Maine Medical Center and St. Joseph Healthcare. Eastern Maine Medical Center History Beginnings After the…