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Historical Items

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Item 18197

Dow Field Nurse's Aides

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1944-05-08 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 18180

Nurse's Aide, Dow Field, Bangor

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1944-05-18 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 18200

Dow Field Nurse's Aide, 1944

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1944-05-18 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

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Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.

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Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Caring For Our Families and Friends

Record of payment to the town’s nurses stops in the late 1970s. Irene Kent served as town nurse from 1951 until 1957 and again from 1967 until 1972.

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - More on the Old Ell

… Savage worked as a nurse’s aid and children’s nurse for almost 10 years at North Shore Baby Hospital in Salem, Massachusetts and Massachusetts…

My Maine Stories

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR