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Dane County Poor House



Dane County Poor House
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Title: Dane County Poor House
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.

Image ID: 85238
Creation
Date:
March 20, 1954 
Creator
Name:
Vinje, Arthur M., 1888-1972
City, State: Verona, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Vinje, Arthur M. : Photographs and Negatives*
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
Published in the Wisconsin State Journal, March 24, 1954.
Subjects: Old age homes
Poverty
Public welfare
 

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