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Item 8894

Title: Maine General Hospital patient library, Portland, 1955

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives

Date: 1955

Location: Portland

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 16257

Title: Patient Room at Eastern Maine Medical Center circa 1972

Contributed by: Eastern Maine Medical Center

Date: circa 1972

Location: Bangor

Media: Photograph

Item 16258

Title: Nurse with patient, Eastern Maine General Hospital, ca. 1908

Contributed by: Eastern Maine Medical Center

Date: circa 1908

Location: Bangor

Media: Photograph

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Group at Western Maine Sanatorium, 1929

San Life: the Western Maine Sanatorium, 1928-1929

Merle Wadleigh of Portland, who was in his mid 20s, took and saved photographs that provide a glimpse into the life of a tuberculosis patient at the Western Maine Sanatorium in Hebron in 1928-1929.


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.


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.

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Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Nurse uniform replica, Bar Harbor, 1997

Mt. Desert Island Hospital

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Sorting gap, North Lincoln, 1910

Lincoln, Maine

The history of a long-time mill town as depicted by seventh and eighth grade students at Mattanawcook Junior High School, with help from Lincoln Historical Society and Lincoln Memorial Library. The site includes exhibits on the paper industry, founding fathers, wartime Lincoln, Main Street, influential institutions, and communication and transportation.