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Item 18091

Title: Switchboard operators, Lewiston, ca. 1893

Contributed by: Telephone Museum

Date: circa 1893

Location: Lewiston; Ellsworth

Media: Photograph

Item 14619

Title: Fort Kent Telephone Company switchboard, c. 1895

Contributed by: Fort Kent Historical Society

Date: circa 1895

Location: Fort Kent

Media: wood and metal

Item 18078

Title: Switchboard and Sub-set

Contributed by: Telephone Museum

Date: circa 1910

Location: Ellsworth; Lewiston

Media: Photograph

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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.

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Site

Switchboard operators, Lewiston, ca. 1893

Telephone Museum

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Site

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.

Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.