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Item 1143

Deadly poison warning, Portland, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 18415

Peter F. Sanborn letter concerning diphtheria deaths, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862

Location: Augusta

Media: Ink on paper

Item 18416

Sarah Sanborn letter on death, disease, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862

Location: Kents Hill; Augusta

Media: Ink on paper

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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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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.

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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.

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Nurse uniform replica, Bar Harbor, 1997

Mt. Desert Island Hospital

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Nurse with child patient at St. Joseph Hospital, Bangor, ca. 1960

St. Joseph Healthcare

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Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

Story

Maine in Vietnam - Not to be Forgotten

by Karen L. Olson, M.D.


How Veterans' Voices started.

Story

My 40 years in Forestry and the Paper Industry in Maine

by Donna Cassese


I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.

Story

Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service

by Jim Barrows


A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.