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LC Subject Heading: Medical education

Historical Items

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Item 104145

Queen's Hospital entrance, Portland, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Northern Light Mercy Hospital Date: circa 1930 Location: Portland Media: Black and White 35mm Slide

Item 104368

Queen's Hospital administration building, Portland, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Northern Light Mercy Hospital Date: circa 1930 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 104371

St. Mark's and St. Luke's pavilions at Queen's Hospital, Portland, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Northern Light Mercy Hospital Date: circa 1930 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Primary Sources: Healthcare History in Maine

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will give students the opportunity to read and analyze letters, literature, and other primary documents and articles of material culture from the MHS collections relating to how people in Maine have given and received healthcare throughout history. Students will discuss the giving and receiving of medicines and treatments from the 18th-21st centuries, the evolving role of hospitals since the 19th century, and how the nursing profession has changed since the Civil War. Students will also look at how people and healthcare facilities in Maine have addressed epidemics in the past, such as influenza and tuberculosis, and what we can learn today from studying the history of healthcare and medicine.