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Item 74522

Portable electric test meter, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1912

Media: Wood, metal, glass

Item 35274

Biddeford Fire Department test by mill buildings, 1909

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1909

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Item 17317

Bureau of Standards railroad scale testing car, 1960

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society

Date: 1960

Media: Photographic print

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Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.


Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

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.


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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Beech Hill School, Scarborough, ca. 1879

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 1 of 4

… spelling test.” Today, students are regularly tested from kindergarten up until high school (as well as college if attended.) The tests are taken…

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Lincoln, Maine - Other Early Hospitals

In almost every modern hospital it is easy to do testing on blood for diseases, illnesses, etc. In earlier times, if someone had an internal disease…

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Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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