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Item 74508

Rubber electrical worker gloves, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Media: Rubber, leather, suede, canvas, brass

Item 74513

Electrical worker leather gloves, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Media: Suede

Item 74509

Electrical worker pouch, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Media: Canvas

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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.

Exhibit

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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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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