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Historical Items

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Item 51579

Trull Hospital Nurse, Biddeford, 1939

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1939 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 17150

Nurse Carolyn Grant

Contributed by: Eastern Maine Medical Center Date: circa 1920 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 17250

Nurse uniform replica, Bar Harbor, 1997

Contributed by: Mt. Desert Island Hospital Date: 1997 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Cloth

Tax Records

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Item 50501

Assessor's Record, 60 Emery Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Home for Aged Women Use: Nursing Home

Item 65533

16-18 Norwood Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: St. Barnabas Hospital Use: Dwelling - Nurses Home

Item 65535

22 Norwood Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: St. Barnabas Hospital Use: Dwelling - Nurses Home

Exhibits

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Practical Nursing in Waterville

The Maine School of Practical Nursing opened a facility in Waterville in 1957 and continued teaching practical nursing there until about 1980 when changes in the profession and in the state's educational structure led to its demise.

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Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

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Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.

Site Pages

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Mt. Desert Island Hospital

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St. Joseph Healthcare

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Caring For Our Families and Friends

Record of payment to the town’s nurses stops in the late 1970s. Irene Kent served as town nurse from 1951 until 1957 and again from 1967 until 1972.

My Maine Stories

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How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse

Story

First night on the pulp pile at zero degrees, to mill foreman
by Arthur Benedetto

I worked my way up in International Paper, moving from the pick ax pile to a foreman on computers

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Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman