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Item 6547

Title: Kickapoo medicine show, Fryeburg Fair, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Photoprint

Item 31178

Title: Steeves' Maine Patent Medicine Warehouse, Water Street, Hallowell, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Hallowell

Media: Photograph

Item 70491

Title: Mabee Drug paregoric preparation, Lubec, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Lubec

Media: Capped glass bottle

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Item 66069

Address: 155-157 Noyes Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cora B. Barstow

Use: Store

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Exhibit

John Young Merrill and son, Edwin Kimball Merrill, Leeds, 1860

John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.

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

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

Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Site

Nurse uniform replica, Bar Harbor, 1997

Mt. Desert Island Hospital

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Site

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell

The history of the smallest city in Maine as created by a team consisting of the Hallowell Area Board of Trade, Hubbard Free Library, The Row House, Vaughan Homestead Foundation, Hallowell Firemen’s Association, and students from Hall-Dale Middle School. Topics covered include: natural disasters, the granite industry and other industries central to the development of the city, firefighters and police, Hallowell’s contribution to modern medicine, the Kennebec River, and more.