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Item 82223

Title: Portland Water District Laboratory on Casco Street, 1919

Contributed by: Portland Water District

Date: circa 1919

Location: Portland

Media: Glass Slide

Item 75133

Title: Employees working the lab at Eastern, Brewer, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine

Date: circa 1950

Location: Brewer

Media: Photograph

Item 75152

Title: A woman in the lab, Brewer, ca. 2006

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine

Date: 2006-01-06

Location: Brewer

Media: audio recording

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Poland Spring House, 1889

Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

Exhibit

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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Site

Fish factory worker, Marion Stinson, Swan's Island, ca. 1990

Swan's Island Educational Society

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Site

Stuck snowplow in Stockholm, 1943

University of Maine at Presque Isle Library

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Site

Testing of New Steam Engine, Biddeford, 1909

McArthur Public Library

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