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Category: Science & Technology, Medicine & health

Historical Items

These results include photographs, documents, letters, paintings, artifacts, and many other kinds of Maine related items from collections around the state and elsewhere.


Item 1143

Deadly poison warning, Portland, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Item 18415

Peter F. Sanborn letter concerning diphtheria deaths, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Augusta Media: Ink on paper

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Item 18416

Sarah Sanborn letter on death, disease, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Kents Hill; Augusta Media: Ink on paper

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Item 18417

Sarah Sanborn letter to father, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Readfield; Augusta Media: Ink on paper

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Item 18423

Peter Sanborn letter to daughter, 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1865 Location: Kents Hill; Augusta Media: Ink on paper

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Item 20387

Home Delivery Baby Scales

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: Fryeburg Media: Metal

Item 23815

Hannah Pierce letter about nieces, sister, 1850

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1850 Location: West Dennis Media: Ink on paper

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Item 61962

Portland Street, West Buxton, 1913

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1913 Location: Buxton; Standish Media: Postcard

Item 82305

Expenses for treating family with smallpox, Portland, ca. 1825

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1825 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 82306

Permission for Capt. Webb to enter hospital, Portland, 1828

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1828 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 105830

"Hang in there" sign, Brunswick, 2020

Courtesy of Tilly Laskey, an individual partner Location: Brunswick Media: Digital image

Item 105831

Teddy bear in pandemic mask, Brunswick, 2020

Courtesy of Tilly Laskey, an individual partner Date: 2020-04-24 Location: Brunswick Media: Digital image

Item 105844

A cheerful sign of appreciation for COVID-19 workers, Long Island, 2020

Courtesy of Nancy Noble, an individual partner Date: 2020-05-04 Location: Long Island Media: Digital image

Item 105845

Corner of Pleasant and Park Streets during the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic, Portland

Courtesy of Ellen Murphy, an individual partner Date: 2020 Location: Portland Media: Digital image

Item 105846

Thank you sign for health care workers, Houlton, 2020

Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner Date: 2020-05-06 Location: Houlton Media: Digital image

Item 7469

Dr. Charles Oliver Hunt, Portland, ca. 1903

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives Date: circa 1903 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 14116

Jo Laffey, Children's Hospital, Portland

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1934 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 14129

Children's Hospital, Portland, 1934

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1934 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 14130

Nurses, Children's Hospital, Portland, 1934

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1934 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 14131

Pauline Johnson, Portland, 1934

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1934 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 14147

Quoddy Hospital, 1936

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston Date: 1936 Location: Eastport Media: Photographic print

Item 16194

Eastern Maine General Hospital Children's Ward

Contributed by: Eastern Maine Medical Center Date: circa 1910 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 16207

Surgical unit, Bangor General Hospital, 1899

Contributed by: Eastern Maine Medical Center Date: 1899 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 16215

Eastern Maine Medical Center 1974

Contributed by: Eastern Maine Medical Center Date: 1974 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print