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Historical Items

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Emmeline Atwood Home for Nurses, Biddeford, ca. 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Biddeford Media: Postcard

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Nurses outside Central Maine General Hospital, Lewiston, ca. 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1923 Location: Lewiston; Auburn Media: Photographic print

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Nurses Residence, Eastern Maine General Hospital, 1928

Contributed by: Eastern Maine Medical Center Date: 1974 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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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.


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.


Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.

Site Pages

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 1 of 3

Maine nurses participated in this process, and in 1914 the Maine State Nurses Association was incorporated.

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 2 of 3

… Customs and Rules at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Mercy School of Nursing students, Portland, 1977Item Contributed byMercy Hospital…

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Mercy Hospital - McAuley Residence

A number of women who called the Residence home attended or sent notes of thanks. These included the first resident, who arrived at McAuley with a…

My Maine Stories

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60 years as a Sister of Mercy
by Sister Miriam Callnan

Sister Callnan discussed her 60 years as a member of the Sisters of Mercy.


Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII


Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey

Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics