Alida Leese, Portland, ca. 1885

Contributed by Maine Medical Center Archives


Alida Leese was the first Director of Maine General Hospital Training School for Nurses in 1885. When a residence facility for student nurses was constructed in 1902, it was named the Alida Leese Nurses' Home in her honor.

Maine General Hospital is a predecessor of Maine Medical Center.

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About This Item

  • Title: Alida Leese, Portland, ca. 1885
  • Creation Date: circa 1885
  • Subject Date: circa 1885
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 5 cm x 4 cm
  • Local Code: P03.01.01
  • Collection: MGH/MMC School of Nursing Individuals
  • Object Type: Image

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22 Bramhall Street, Portland, ME 04102
(207) 662-4081

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