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Historical Items

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Item 6547

Kickapoo medicine show, Fryeburg Fair, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Fryeburg Media: Photoprint

Item 31178

Steeves' Maine Patent Medicine Warehouse, Water Street, Hallowell, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Frank Trask through Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Item 70491

Mabee Drug paregoric preparation, Lubec, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Lubec Media: Capped glass bottle

Tax Records

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Item 66069

155-157 Noyes Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cora B. Barstow Use: Store

Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Medicine in Times Past

Inspired by Dr. Greenleaf Wilbur's medical box at the Skowhegan History House, this exhibit highlights some Mainers in the medical field of the past and the stories they had.

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John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.

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Doing Good: Medical Stories of Maine

Throughout Maine’s history, individuals have worked to improve and expand medical care, not only for the health of those living in Maine, but for many around the world who need care and help.

Site Pages

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Historic Hallowell - Henry Pope Clearwater Ph.D.~ Patient Medicine Mass Marketer

Henry Pope Clearwater Ph.D.~ Patient Medicine Mass Marketer Dr. Henry ClearwaterItem Contributed byHubbard Free Library Henry P.

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Mt. Desert Island Hospital

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My Maine Stories

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Coaching in Maine and how to become a good coach
by University of New England

Dr. John Winkin speaks at sports medicine lecture, introduced by Dr. Doug Brown

Story

My Mom was a nurse in the 8055 MASH, Korea
by Pat MacPherson

I’m so proud of my mother and the thousands of Army & Navy nurses who served in WWII & Korea

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Mali Agat (Molly Ockett) the famous Wabanaki "Doctress"
by Maine Historical Society

Pigwacket Molly Ockett, healing, and cultural ecological knowledge

Lesson Plans

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Primary Sources: Healthcare History in Maine

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will give students the opportunity to read and analyze letters, literature, and other primary documents and articles of material culture from the MHS collections relating to how people in Maine have given and received healthcare throughout history. Students will discuss the giving and receiving of medicines and treatments from the 18th-21st centuries, the evolving role of hospitals since the 19th century, and how the nursing profession has changed since the Civil War. Students will also look at how people and healthcare facilities in Maine have addressed epidemics in the past, such as influenza and tuberculosis, and what we can learn today from studying the history of healthcare and medicine.