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Item 100869

Farnum Llewellyn Bean, Bethel, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Bethel Historical Society

Date: circa 1860

Location: Bethel

Media: Tintype

Item 17106

John Cheverus letter to Mrs. Robert Askins, 1817

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1817

Location: Portland; Bristol

Media: Ink on paper, maps

Item 31835

Luther Lawrence letter about ship fever, Feb. 15, 1863

Contributed by: North Yarmouth Historical Society

Location: St. Helena Island

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Exhibit

Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

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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Site Page

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health Hallowell's Contribution To Modern Medicine In the years following the Revolution many trained physicians came to the…

Site Page

Nurse with child patient at St. Joseph Hospital, Bangor, ca. 1960

St. Joseph Healthcare

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

Site Page

Olive S. Gould, Biddeford, ca. 1865

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Civil War

… and men who remained in the city started a Soldier Relief Society, and supplies were sent to sick and infirmed soldiers in Washington, D.C.

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Story

Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII

by Vera Cleaves


West Point during World War II