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Eastern Maine Medical Center: 1892-1920

Eastern Maine General Hospital, Bangor, ca. 1899

Eastern Maine General Hospital, Bangor, ca. 1899

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

The hospital's tenth year (1902) brings to the fore the need for a children's ward (young patients are currently cared for in the adult wards).

"It must be evident to all that the presence of children in the ward with older persons is most annoying to the older occupants and far from beneficial to the little ones. ...The question which the (Hospital Aid) Society would ask of the public is this: Shall these helpless little ones be denied the opportunity of receiving such aid, as the Hospital would gladly afford should a suitable extension be arranged?"

An etherizer is purchased.

Five adjoining acres are purchased for $4,000.


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