Dane County Poor House | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Dane County Poor House

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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 on county owned land south of Highway 18-151.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 85238

Creation Date: 1954-03-20 

Creator Name: Vinje, Arthur M., 1888-1972

City: Verona

County: Dane

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Vinje, Arthur M. : Photographs and Negatives*

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: negative, original

Original Format Number: PH 6442.5398

Original Dimensions: 5 x 4 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Published in the Wisconsin State Journal, March 24, 1954.

SUBJECTS

Dwellings

Old age homes

Poverty

Public welfare

Social problems

Social services

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