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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

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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.

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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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Maine School of Practical Nursing class officers, Waterville, 1965

Practical Nursing in Waterville

The Maine School of Practical Nursing opened a facility in Waterville in 1957 and continued teaching practical nursing there until about 1980 when changes in the profession and in the state's educational structure led to its demise.

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Site Page

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

St. Joseph Healthcare

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Story

Maine in Vietnam - Not to be Forgotten

by Karen L. Olson, M.D.


How Veterans' Voices started.