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Item 23608

Sanatorium Association letter to physicians, 1913

Contributed by: Maine State Archives

Date: 1913-06-26

Location: Hebron

Media: Ink on paper

Item 57202

Two Dr. Bennets, Campobello Island, ca. 1944

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1944

Media: Photographic print

Item 36824

Dr. Bennet’s house, Lubec, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1895

Location: Lubec

Media: Trimmed photograph

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Item 88190

Black property, E. Side Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Hulda M. Black

Use: Hospital

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Nursing students, Eastern Maine General Hospital, ca. 1898

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.


Alonzo Garcelon, Lewiston, ca. 1890

Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.


Cottage for women, Maine State Sanatorium, Hebron, ca. 1909

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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Nurse uniform replica, Bar Harbor, 1997

Mt. Desert Island Hospital

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

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Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Dr. Benjamin Page

During the Plague of 1812, his superb knowledge and skill saved many lives. He is credited with being the first physician to inoculate human with the…

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Dr. George Z. Higgins home, Strong, ca. 1890

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

His daughter Lelia Higgins, also a physician. lived and practiced here. The home was purchased in 1901 by Dr. Charles W. Bell.