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Historical Items

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Item 8651

MGH School of Nursing, Portland, 1950

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives Date: 1950 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 7915

MGH School of Nursing, Class of 1934

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives Date: 1934 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 7845

MGH School of Nursing, Portland, Class of 1954

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives Date: 1954-02-11 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 50501

Assessor's Record, 60 Emery Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Home for Aged Women Use: Nursing Home

Item 65533

16-18 Norwood Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: St. Barnabas Hospital Use: Dwelling - Nurses Home

Item 65535

22 Norwood Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: St. Barnabas Hospital Use: Dwelling - Nurses Home

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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Sarah Sampson: Caring for Soldiers, Orphans

Sarah Sampson of Bath went to war with her husband, a captain in the 3rd Maine Regiment. With no formal training, she spent the next four and a half years providing nursing and other services to soldiers. Even after her husband became ill and returned to Maine, Sampson remained in the Washington, D.C., area aiding the sick and wounded.

Site Pages

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing Class Photos

In 1965, all of the nursing school facilities were consolidated into their St. John Street location, creating one space for classrooms, a library…

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing Candid Photography

Mercy continually received praise for the quality of its nursing program. A grateful patient writing in 1967 singled out “Miss Cyr Junior Student”…

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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.

My Maine Stories

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Nursing at Mercy Hospital during WWII
by Roberta Loring

Education and nursing at Mercy Hospital during World War II.

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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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How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse