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Mercy Hospital - Sisters of Mercy

… arrived in Bangor, Maine where they opened a school that later became Saint John School. In 1873, Bishop David Bacon invited them to Portland to…

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Mercy Hospital - Mercy & the Community

Nurse Corps with recruitment. In 1947, an emergency struck closer to home. Known as the Great Fires of 1947, a series of blazes from York County to…

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Lincoln, Maine - Other Early Hospitals

… to open a hospital in 1932 while working as a nurse in a nursing home. She witnessed women giving birth in their homes or in “maternity hospitals.”…

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Lincoln, Maine - Weatherbee Hardware Store window display, Lincoln, ca. 1943

… "Willburn Haskell in (illegible)" "Mary Burke (nurse & [illegible] in Africa) on right standard. Billy Burke's girl." "Jerome at bottom" "Clifford…

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Lincoln, Maine - Workman's Hospital

Workman was a nurse and the first owner of the Workman’s Hospital that was built in 1932. The first Workman’s hospital was actually in the upstairs…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Caring For Our Families and Friends

Record of payment to the town’s nurses stops in the late 1970s. Irene Kent served as town nurse from 1951 until 1957 and again from 1967 until 1972.

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Lincoln, Maine - Cars, Model T

My mom is a nursing student, works, and takes care of my littler sister. At the moment my sister is having very bad medical issues, so she is always…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 1 of 4

Doris Clark was Bell’s nurse for 18 years. In 1937, the hospital closed, and Dr. Bell began working at the first Franklin Memorial Hospital building…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Carroll's Auto Sales - Page 2 of 3

… dad James would get a taxi from the Van Buren nursing home and stop here (Carroll’s Auto Sales) to get money from Skippy to pay for the taxi.

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Mercy Hospital - The Spanish Flu

Soldiers serving in the military in crowded encampments were also hard hit. Of the 1,032 Mainers who died during the war, over half died of the flu.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Carolyn Stone

She retired from the position of school nurse in 1928, when a professional nursing graduate was hired at her insistence.

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Mercy Hospital - McAuley Residence

… social studies teacher at Catherine McAuley High School. In 1986, Sister Miriam was asked to change her sabbatical plans to undertake a research…