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Nurses -- Maine

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Maine Nursing Anniversary Collection

Identifier: MF207
Scope and Contents

A series of oral histories with nurses in Maine.

Dates: 2013-2014

Ruth Swett Mayhew Civil War Scrapbook

Identifier: SpC MS 1597-sc

A scrapbook of clippings from an unidentified newspaper, probably the Courier-Gazette of Rockland, Maine, with excerpts from the journal, 1863-1865, of Ruth Swett Mayhew. Clippings outline her service as a nurse during the Civil War.

Dates: 1863-1891?

Thelma Cowin, interviewed by Kerry Sisson


0888 Thelma Cowin interviewed by Kerry Sisson, November 21, 1974, Orono, Maine. Cowin discusses her father’s career as a country doctor in Hampden in the early 1900s; why she decided to go into nursing; her courtship in the 1920s; childhood Christmases; why Prohibition didn’t accomplish anything; her view of voting and women in politics; and the change in gender roles, especially in politics, over time. Text: 24 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0858 / CD 0820 1 hour.

Dates: 1974-1980