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Keywords: State Street (Presque Isle, Me.)

Historical Items

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Item 10493

Main and State streets, Presque Isle, 1920

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: 1920-09-20 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 17344

Main and State Streets, Presque Isle, 1910

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 16668

Presque Isle Army Air Base guard house, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: circa 1943 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

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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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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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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Presque Isle Air Museum

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Presque Isle: The Star City - About us

… of Maine at Presque Isle X University of Maine at Presque Isle 181 Main St. Presque Isle, ME 04769 207-768-9400 http://www.umpi.edu

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

Presque Isle - Strategic Missile Wing Presque Isle Air Museum X Since the 1970s, Presque Isle has undergone a decline in population due in part…