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Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the Memorial Hospital. Text at top left reads "Memorial Hospital, Burlington, Wis.-12".

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The State Institute for the Blind. A school free for blind children of Wisconsin and attended by Louisa May Alcott.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: The first aid department at a Pawling & Harnischfeger plant. A woman sitting at the desk working on the "daily report first aid room." On the left is a sin...

Date: 2008-08-08 

Description: "(Note all eights) After having hip replacement surgery, Shirley Widmer is shown with her little friend Ginger, at Hope Health and Rehab, 475 Grove Street...

Date: 1951-09-06 

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

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior of the infirmary at Bessie Tift College, founded in 1849. The small, two-story, wooden house features a balcony and porch.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Pennoyer Sanitarium, later called the Pennoyer Home. The structure was built in 1890 on the north end of Milwaukee Avenue. It was later used as St. Cat...

Date: 1974 

Description: A nurse examines an elderly woman in a mobile health unit operated by the Alfred University School of Nursing. The mobile health unit traveled around commu...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Hospital Crew of the 1st Wisconsin Regiment. Two men wear canteens and bags. Others wear straps around their necks that were...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Dane County Hospital, looking north. Excavating for a more modern east wing that was finished in 1960 can be seen. It had been called t...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Rock County Insane Asylum.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Building No. 4, then known as the Wisconsin House for the Feeble-Minded. Now known as Northern Wisconsin Center for the Developmentally Disabled.

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Postcard image of men dressed in winter clothes, under blankets, sitting in an outdoor porch at the Wisconsin State Tuberculosis Sanitorium in Wales. The p...

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Description: A nurse talks to two pregnant mothers.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Pennoyer Sanitarium, later called the Pennoyer Home. The structure was built in 1890 on the north end of Milwaukee Avenue. It was later used as St. Cat...

Photograph

Wood County Asylum

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Description: The Wood County Asylum.

Date: 1907 

Description: Dane County Asylum for the Criminally Insane, in existence since 1845. In 1880 it became part of the county hospital system, which was set up to provide l...

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Description: Mothers sit with their babies in their arms as they wait for nurses to examine the infants. Infant clothing is hanging on a clothesline strung along the ba...

Date: 1954-09-19 

Description: Rotary Club of Madison donates a television set to the new Wisconsin Diagnostic Center. Dr. Leslie Osborn (left) accepts the gift from Charles N. Goulet (r...

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