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Keywords: Contagious Diseases

Historical Items

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Item 28592

Katie D. Davenport, Bath, ca. 1882

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: circa 1882 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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The Devil and the Wilderness

Anglo-Americans in northern New England sometimes interpreted their own anxieties about the Wilderness, their faith, and their conflicts with Native Americans as signs that the Devil and his handmaidens, witches, were active in their midst.

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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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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Healthcare Center of Eastern and Central Maine - Page 1 of 2

Some examples of these diseases would be smallpox, yellow fever, and cholera. The hospital staff did their best to cure as many patients as possible…

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Education

Contagious diseases such as measles, mumps and chicken pox were also rampant. The school system begged the town to hire a School Nurse and Doctor to…