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Historical Items

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Item 79722

Maine Baking Company, Auburn, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1940 Location: Auburn Media: Photographic print

Item 8229

Men pulling a sled, ca. 1892

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 82787

26 Walnut Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Willard O. Putnam Use: Pasteurizing House

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.