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Historical Items

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Item 7569

Maine General Hospital medical staff, Portland, ca. 1874

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives Date: circa 1874 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 7868

Edwin Payson and Lavina Reed Snow, Atkinson, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Atkinson Media: Photoprint

Item 11818

Dr. Greenleaf Wilber home, Skowhegan

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1875 Location: Skowhegan Media: digital image taken of a book page

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Student Exhibit: Medicine in Times Past

Inspired by Dr. Greenleaf Wilbur's medical box at the Skowhegan History House, this exhibit highlights some Mainers in the medical field of the past and the stories they had.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

St. Joseph Healthcare

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

My Maine Stories

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Story

Portland cuisine supports health in West Africa
by Maria Cushing

I present Portuguese inspired food to fundraise for Amigos de Mente

Story

Maine in Vietnam - Not to be Forgotten
by Karen L. Olson, M.D.

How Veterans' Voices started.