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Item 14674

Title: Military medical kit, Bucksport, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: circa 1918

Location: Bucksport

Media: Wood, Glass and Cloth

Item 16260

Title: Eastern Maine General Hospital's Women's Medical Ward, ca. 1911

Contributed by: Eastern Maine Medical Center

Date: circa 1911

Location: Bangor

Media: Photograph

Item 16255

Title: Operating room, Eastern Maine Medical Center, 1974

Contributed by: Eastern Maine Medical Center

Date: 1974

Location: Bangor

Media: Photograph

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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.


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.


Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Maine General Hospital in moonlight, Portland, ca. 1909

Maine Medical Center Archives

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Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.