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Boarding a Bus

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man stands outside of a bus and waves as people board.

Date: 1924-12-05 

Description: Klansmen of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) wearing conic masks and white robes gather in front of St. James Lutheran Church, Verona, for the funeral of Herbert C....

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Reading Braille

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman in dark glasses, who is a resident of Dane County Hospital and Home, reads a book in Braille as her therapist looks on.

Date: 1957-11-03 

Description: Jerry Hunt, left, and George Gust, both from Verona, look at the location of the bull's eye on a target at the Verona Optimist Club turkey shoot. Funds rai...

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Neva Schultz

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Neva Schultz of the Dane County Hospital and Home poses next to an automobile.

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Else Heine

Date:  date unknown

Description: A portrait of Else Heine, a nurse.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of elderly women sit together at a table working on March of Dimes activities. Pictured are Ona Smith, Julie Simonson, Mary Zweifel, Gussie Rowe, M...

Date: 1911 

Description: View across dirt road of the asylum and grounds. A large three-story building is spread out over several acres. Stairs are leading up to entrances on the s...

Date: 1955-12-14 

Description: Man holding up one of two large W.R. Carnes Company air diffuser shells to show their size.

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Lutefisk Supper

Date: ????-12 date unknown

Description: Several women are served lutefisk at a lutefisk supper at the Dane County Home. There are plates of lefse and dinner rolls on the table.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A doctor bandages a man's head at the Dane County Hospital and Home. Another patient waits in the background with a nurse.

Date: 1960-04-01 

Description: A fashionably dressed woman is sharing a book with an elderly woman.

Date: 1978-07 

Description: Bride-to-be posing in the dress she wore to her wedding rehearsal and dinner. The dress is in the collections of the Wisconsin Historical Museum (2012.182...

Date: 1911 

Description: View down center of Main Street. On the left is a storefront with large display windows and a barrel near the entrance. In front is a horse and buggy hitch...

Photograph

Weighing a Turkey

Date: 1947-11 

Description: A worker at Frank Lyons Turkey Farm, Verona, weighs a turkey as two girls look on.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A music therapist (wearing a scarf on her head) leads a group of elderly residents of the Dane County Home in a music therapy session.

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Tug-o-War

Date: 1965 

Description: A group of men play tug-o-war on a lawn near the side of a street. Two buildings are in the background.

Date: 1957-09-11 

Description: Howard Herschleder, president of Dane County Mental Health Association, presents a check for the Dane County home at Verona. Receiving the check are France...

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Farm Truck

Date: 1938-10-25 

Description: A man loads a sack onto a Ford farm truck. The name on the truck door is F. Wenger, Verona, Wis.

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Birthday Party

Date:  date unknown

Description: Seven residents of the Dane County Hospital and Home gather around a table to celebrate a birthday. A birthday cake sits on the table.

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