Winthrop Street Looking West from State Street, Augusta, ca. 1910
Contributed by: Lithgow Public Library
Date: circa 1910
Poor Farm, Saco 1924
Contributed by: Dyer Library/Saco Museum
Date: circa 1924
Media: Photographic print
Eyeglasses and case from C. W. Clifford, Bath, ca. 1885
Contributed by: Patten Free Library
Date: circa 1885
Media: Eyeglasses and leather case
Mercy Hospital - Portland Hospitals Before Mercy
… the poor could receive some degree of care in the almshouse. Eye and Ear Infirmary, Portland, ca.
Life on a Tidal River - Narrative
The city operated a city hospital, almshouse (which provided housing and daily meals), and a city farm in an effort to care for and meet the needs of…
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