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Historical Items

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Item 35231

Maine School of Practical Nursing class, Waterville, ca. 1959

Contributed by: Kennebec Valley Community College Archive Date: circa 1959 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print

Item 35242

Maine School of Practical Nursing graduating class, Waterville, 1959

Contributed by: Kennebec Valley Community College Archive Date: 1959 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print

Item 35189

Maine School of Practical Nursing graduating class, Waterville, 1960

Contributed by: Kennebec Valley Community College Archive Date: 1960 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print

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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Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Carolyn Stone

She retired from the position of school nurse in 1928, when a professional nursing graduate was hired at her insistence.

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Lincoln, Maine - Other Early Hospitals

… to open a hospital in 1932 while working as a nurse in a nursing home. She witnessed women giving birth in their homes or in “maternity hospitals.”…

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

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR