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Historical Items

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Item 10720

Buxton Rheumatic Cure Co., Abbot, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Abbot Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Abbot Media: Photographic print

Item 29190

Henry Pope Clearwater, Hallowell, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Frank Trask through Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1950 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Item 30889

Genthner Brothers Peddlers Cart, Guilford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

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.

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Doing Good: Medical Stories of Maine

Throughout Maine’s history, individuals have worked to improve and expand medical care, not only for the health of those living in Maine, but for many around the world who need care and help.

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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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Eastern Maine Medical Center

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Early Maine Photography - Human Interest

… of Maine at Bowdoin College in 1823 and practiced medicine in Portland with his father Stephen Cummings.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Early Performance

… tour guides and Indian entertainers, performing medicine shows and traditional song and dance, selling crafts and posing for photographs in Indian…

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.