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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Dane County Asylum for the Criminally Insane. In 1880 it became a part of the county hospital system, which was set up to provide longer term care to peopl...

Map or Atlas

Verona Directory

Date: 1899 

Description: A post office directory of Verona, Wisconsin.

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.

Photograph

Working in a Garden

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of people work together in a garden.

Date: 1952-11-04 

Description: Thomas Fairchild casts his vote in the 1952 general election. Fairchild lost his bid for the U.S. Senate seat held by Joseph R. McCarthy. With him are hi...

Photograph

Auditorium Hotel

Date: 1911 

Description: The Auditorium Hotel, a three-story building with a turret and stairs to the main floor entrances. A wrap-around balcony on the main floor. Barrels under t...

Date: 1911 

Description: View across street of the German Lutheran Church. There is a lamppost and a sign at the foot of the stairs. A fenced-in churchyard is on the right. The par...

Date: 1952-07-31 

Description: Wesley Gordon, unable to do his farm work due to hospitalization, was helped by about 30 neighbors to take care of Gordon's 35 acres of grain. They brought...

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...

Map or Atlas

Verona Township Map

Date: 1899 

Description: A map of the township of Verona.

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: 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...

Photograph

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: 1954-02-09 

Description: Group portrait of the Verona High School boys basketball team. The team tied tied for the Suburban League championship.

Photograph

Else Heine

Date:  date unknown

Description: A portrait of Else Heine, a nurse.

Date: 1957-11-03 

Description: Tom Daniels of Middleton aims his rifle at a target during the Verona Optimist Club turkey shoot. Funds raised will benefit the club's youth program.

Date: 1961-06-30 

Description: Mrs. Anna Brinkman looks at a greeting card celebrating her one-hundredth birthday at the Dane County Hospital in Verona. She was born in the town of Bloom...

Photograph

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.

Photograph

Eddie Farm

Date: 1899-07-26 

Description: View of the Eddie farm, later known as the Goodwin farm.

Photograph

The Green Man

Date: 2013-08 

Description: Sculpture carved on bark of an oak tree of a bearded man by local artist Peter Dove, who titled it "Hombre Verde." The tree and carving sit in the Natural...

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