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Date: 1916 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Simon Overby at home in their parlor with books, family portraits, and an organ with sheet music. Mr. Overby sits in a chair with a cane and a...

Date: 1947-02-07 

Description: View of an open stair well at the Mendota State Hospital (Mendota Mental Health Institute). The fourth floor has been abandoned because of the veritable fi...

Photograph

E. Wells Kellogg

Date: 1914-08-24 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of E. Wells Kellogg, Milwaukee physician and surgeon.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Six beds in the sleeping quarters of the Northern Hospital for the Insane.

Date: 1967-12-14 

Description: A secretary in the pathology department at St. Joseph's Hospital works at a new computer.

Date: 1958-12-12 

Description: Group shown includes two men honored for 20 years of service at Mendota State Hospital. Left to right: Clarence Cole (honoree); Troy Gordon (business manag...

Date: 1940-07-25 

Description: An elaborate window display made for the occasion of the 4th of July at Stines Prescription Pharmacy.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a street lined with businesses and full of horse-drawn carts. Business signs read: "Hooker-Hendrix Hardware Co." "Light & Power" "Norman Hotel" "...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of three girls dressed as Red Cross nurses and a boy with a bandage on his head. One girl holds a U.S. flag.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The kitchen in the Northern Hospital for the Insane. Institutional cooking equipment and various supplies are visible.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down the main street of town featuring storefronts.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Students surround a partially-dissected cadaver at the Chicago College of Dental Surgery.

Date: 1947-11-18 

Description: Mrs. James (Jane) Wilkie with her children, Sara, James, and William, shown wrapping presents using tuberculosis seals.

Photograph

Waldheim Sanatorium

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Waldheim Sanatorium, front view with a woman sitting on front porch.

Photograph

March of Dimes

Date: 1954-01-18 

Description: Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Cummings of Waunakee and their five children. The four older children put money in a contribution container for the Mothers' March...

Date: 1956-03-12 

Description: Ruth C. Adams, center, professor of Wisconsin School of Nursing and Red Cross instructor for the Home Care of the Sick program, is shown with two student n...

Date: 1940-11-12 

Description: Exterior view of Holscher Apothecary.

Photograph

27 Marshall Court

Date: 1958 

Description: Exterior of 27 Marshall Court, Doctors Park in Shorewood Hills.

Historical Essay

Skunk Grease Medicine

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Skunk grease made by Henry Blumer as a home health remedy for Adolph Strahm of Green County, Wisconsin, c. 1920. (Museum object #2006.1.1A-B)

Date: 1958-03-27 

Description: Dr. K.H. Reichel (center) of Frankfurt, Germany spoke at a meeting of the Madison district of the Occupational Therapy Association at St. Mary's Hospital,...

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