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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 35232

Maine School of Practical Nursing graduating class, Waterville, 1961

Contributed by: Kennebec Valley Community College Archive Date: 1961 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print

Item 35226

Maine School of Practical Nursing graduating class, Waterville, 1958

Contributed by: Kennebec Valley Community College Archive Date: 1958 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print

Online 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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Westbrook Seminary: Educating Women

Westbrook Seminary, built on Stevens Plain in 1831, was founded to educate young men and young women. Seminaries traditionally were a form of advanced secondary education. Westbrook Seminary served an important function in admitting women students, for whom education was less available in the early and mid nineteenth century.

Site Pages

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing Class Photos

… Class Photos Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Class Photographs The Mercy Hospital School of Nursing operated from 1920 to 1987, and…

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing Candid Photography

School of Nursing Candid Photography Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Candid Click Image to View Full Slideshow The Mercy Hospital School of…

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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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My work in the Mercy Hospital emergency room
by Katie Johnson

Katie Johnson discussed her time in the E.R at Mercy Hospital