Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: A nurse, possibly a student nurse, looks at a thermometer after taking the temperature of a female patient laying in bed.
Description: Exterior view of the Lake View Sanitarium, where Lewis Arms's mother Mamie Arms Hall was treated for tuberculosis.
Description: Children posing in the back of an open truck wagon in front of the Neighborhood House Infant Welfare Clinic. The wagon is marked "Frautschi". This is the f...
Description: Wisconsin General Hospital room with two patients and a medical aide in crowded conditions.
Description: Dr. Ruth Foster, left, is shown examaning baby Janet Lee Sommerville while assisted by Nurse H. Anita Anderson as the mother, Mrs. Robert Somerville, looks...
Date: date unknown
Description: Native American women and children wait in line by a bus to be tested for tuberculosis by the Wisconsin Anti-Tuberculosis Association. A sign points the wa...
Description: Construction of Lake View Tuberculosis Sanatorium,
nearing completion. The building is located at 1202 Northport Drive.
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: 1918 ca.
Description: Saint Mary's Hospital, 720 South Brooks St., completed in 1911.
Description: Military veterans receive therapy in hot water tubs, with George Gardner, director of the hydro-therapy department, Wisconsin Memorial Hospital on Farwell...
Description: Interior of the reception room of Dannemora State Hospital, built in 1899 as a mental health facility. The view includes a large painting on the far wall...
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: A doctor unloading a box filled with a supply of the polio vaccine. The box in the foreground is labeled "Polio Vaccine Rush" and the doctor is kneeling ne...
Description: Madison Woman's Club members, left to right, Mrs. John C. Sammis, Mrs. George R. Holdhusen, Mrs. Leslie F. Van Hagan, and Mrs. Edward N. Hein are shown giv...
Description: Exterior view of the building and grounds of the Ashland General Hospital.
Description: The Taylor Orphanage, built by Lucas Bradley in 1868.
Description: The health cabin located in a wooded setting. Original caption notes: "Here our medical counselor lives and keeps her equipment. In a separate room are two...
Description: St. Mary's Hospital, 720 South Brooks St., completed in 1911.
Description: Construction of Lake View Tuberculosis Sanatorium nearing completion. The building is located at 1202 Northport Drive.
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.
Description: Interior of a bedroom at Doctor's Hospital, founded by Theodore Atlas in the early 1900's. A view from across the room shows a patient's bed, two chairs,...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706