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Date: 1981-04 

Description: A grand horseshoe-shaped staircase in the center of the entrance to this Grecian-style building on Highway 151. The Hospital and home stand tall with large...

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

After the Ceremony

Date: 1978-07-01 

Description: A bridesmaid after the ceremony at St. Andrews Catholic Church.

Date: 1911 

Description: View across street of the M.E. Church, which is a one-story wood frame building with a weather vane on the steeple. There are tall windows on either side o...

Photograph

Polka Party

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers to watch men and women dance the polka at the Verona Legion Hall. A man plays a banjo in the background.

Photograph

Neva Schultz

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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...

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...

Photograph

Field in Bloom

Date: 1963-05-19 ca.

Description: View of a field of blooming wild mustard(?). In the distance, several farms are visible.

Date: 1945-04-12 

Description: Boy standing at door to brooder house, 18 feet x 180 feet, complete with hot water heating, on the Frank Lyons turkey farm on Main Street, Verona.

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: 1960 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Dane County Hospital, looking west. Excavating for a more modern east wing that was finished in 1960 can be seen near the main building....

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Plucking Turkeys

Date: 1947-11 

Description: Two girls, holding turkey feathers, watch production line at Frank Lyons Turkey Farm, Verona, where two women workers are plucking turkeys.

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Foster Parents

Date: 1958-06-11 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Hentschel of Verona look at wedding pictures of their foster daughter, Betty, who lived with them for five years before her marriage to R...

Date: 1951-09-06 

Description: Exterior view of the Dane County Asylum (or hospital) with people sitting on a bench in front.

Date: 1954-02-09 

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

Date: 1954-03-20 

Description: Front view of the Dane County Home (also known as the "poor house" or "poor farm") is pictured as it is being torn down. It was built in 1855 and located o...

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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Working in a Garden

Date:  date unknown

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

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Weighing a Turkey

Date: 1947-11 

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

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