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Historical Items

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Item 23637

Patients, Western Maine Sanatorium, Hebron, 1929

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1929 Location: Hebron Media: Photographic print

Item 8894

Maine General Hospital patient library, Portland, 1955

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives Date: 1955 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 36895

Sanatorium patients in costume, Hebron, ca. 1912

Courtesy of David Sanderson, an individual partner Date: circa 1912 Location: Hebron Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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San Life: the Western Maine Sanatorium, 1928-1929

Merle Wadleigh of Portland, who was in his mid 20s, took and saved photographs that provide a glimpse into the life of a tuberculosis patient at the Western Maine Sanatorium in Hebron in 1928-1929.

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Among the Lungers: Treating TB

Tuberculosis -- or consumption as it often was called -- claimed so many lives and so threatened the health of communities that private organizations and, by 1915, the state, got involved in TB treatment. The state's first tuberculosis sanatorium was built on Greenwood Mountain in Hebron and introduced a new philosophy of treatment.

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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.

Site Pages

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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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St. Joseph Healthcare

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

More and more patients began turning to the hospital for advice and assistance. There were 50% more patients in 1901 than in 1900 at the hospital.

My Maine Stories

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My work as V.P. of nursing and patient care at Mercy Hospital
by Bette Neville

Bette Neville discussed her 15 years of work at Mercy.

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Maine in Vietnam - Not to be Forgotten
by Karen L. Olson, M.D.

How Veterans' Voices started.

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A Smart Horse
by Lynn Peasley Sanborn

The horse brings the hay home while the boys are swimming.