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Historical Items

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Item 104149

Mercy Hospital technician, Portland, ca. 1941

Contributed by: Northern Light Mercy Hospital Date: circa 1941 Location: Portland Media: Black and White 35mm Slide

Item 104298

Remedy for a cow with milk fever, Westbrook, 1873

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1873-12-31 Location: Westbrook Media: Ink on paper

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Item 105434

Map of the town of Thomaston, 1855

Contributed by: Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education Date: 1855 Location: Thomaston Media: Lithograph

Online Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Medicine in Times Past

Inspired by Dr. Greenleaf Wilbur's medical box at the Skowhegan History House, this exhibit highlights some Mainers in the medical field of the past and the stories they had.


Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.


Chansonetta Stanley Emmons: Staging the Past

Chansonetta Stanley Emmons (1858-1937) of Kingfield, Maine, experimented with the burgeoning artform of photography. Starting in 1897, Emmons documented the lives of people, many in rural and agricultural regions in Maine and around the world. Often described as recalling a bygone era, this exhibition features glass plate negatives and painted lantern slides from the collections of the Stanley Museum in Kingfield on deposit at Maine Historical Society, that present a time of rapid change, from 1897 to 1926.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Thieves in Bangor, ca. 1865

6 is Cornelius Driskill, "a dirty ragged full blooded Irish scoundral;" No. 7 is Thomas' dog, No 12 is Nellie Chapman, and No.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Hannibal Hamlin, Bangor, 1866

… hands of those yet red and dripping with the best blood of the nation without a sufficient guarantee to secure in future our civil, moral, and…

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Historic Hallowell - Day 3 - Page 1 of 2

… oxygen to filter the carbon monoxide out of her blood stream. The Oulette family shares a generator with family, friends, and neighbors.

My Maine Stories

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Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service
by Jim Barrows

A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.


My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine
by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.


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

My life and career as a USAF Nurse