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Item 8968

Maine General Hospital sewing room, Portland, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives

Date: circa 1940

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 10355

Maine Eye & Ear Infirmary, Portland, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Portland

Media: Postcard

Item 10356

Maine Eye & Ear Infirmary postcard, 1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1907-08-21

Location: Southport; Portland

Media: Postcard

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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.


Group at Western Maine Sanatorium, 1929

San Life: the Western Maine Sanatorium, 1928-1929

Merle Wadleigh of Portland, who was in his mid 20s, took and saved photographs that provide a glimpse into the life of a tuberculosis patient at the Western Maine Sanatorium in Hebron in 1928-1929.


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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Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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

St. Joseph Healthcare

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