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Harriet Douglas Whetten

Date: 1860
Description: Harriet Douglas Whetten (b.1822). Whetten was a volunteer nurse during the Civil War. She served on hospital ships out of New York and Philadelphia from 18...
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Medicine Wagon Driving through Town

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Description: Dr. Eugene Krohn driving his medicine wagon. The man behind the wagon is either Rufus Jones or Warren C. Jones.
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Entering the Uranium Tunnel

Date: 1954
Description: Woman on crutches entering the front office of the uranium tunnel to receive a uranium treatment. Several men sitting in front of the storefront on benches...
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Making Dr. Brown's Cough Balsam

Date: 1896
Description: Workers pose in front of pharmaceutical equipment to demonstrate making Dr. Brown's Cough Balsam.
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Traveling Medicine Wagon

Date: 1902
Description: A traveling medicine wagon with saleswomen and vendor selling Westmore's Hair Tonic.
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Children at the State School for the Blind

Date: 1893
Description: Students and adults of the State School for the Blind pose for a group portrait in front of the building.
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Medicine Man Jes´ akkid´

Date: 1885
Description: Illustration of medicine man Jes´ akkid´ bending over an ill person, removing disease from his/her body.
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Fort Howard dans La Grand Baie Verte (Ouisconsin)

Date: 1842
Description: This hand-colored lithograph of the second Fort Howard, with Indians canoeing on the Fox River, shows the hospital built 1834-1835 outside the stockade on...
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Mendota Beach School

Date: 1922
Description: View from front of classroom of children sitting in desks at the elementary school health program, blowing their noses.
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Child Welfare Special Vehicle

Date: 1937
Description: Wisconsin State Board of Health's vehicle the "Child Welfare Special".
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Bathing Baby in Tub

Date: 1937
Description: Dr. Hunter of the Wisconsin Board of Health bathes a baby in a tub of water.
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Doctor James T. Reeve

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Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype oval-framed portrait of Doctor James T. Reeve, assistant surgeon, 10th Wisconsin, Surgeon of the 21st Wisconsin. Quarter-leng...
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Rat Poison Distribution by Boy Scouts

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Description: A man distributes rat poison, which was invented by Dr. Link, to a Boy Scout to place in rat-infested areas. They are standing in front of the Village Hall...
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White Cross Pharmacy Soda Fountain

Date: December 29 1947
Description: Interior view of the White Cross Pharmacy Soda Fountain, 920 East Johnson Street.
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27 Marshall Court

Date: 1958
Description: Exterior of 27 Marshall Court, Doctors Park in Shorewood Hills.
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J.S. Timlin Lumber Company

Date: 1958
Description: Aerial photograph showing the J.S. Timlin Lumber Company, 2702 University Avenue, as well as Doctors Park, the Veterans Hospital, and the First Unitarian S...
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Marshall Court, Doctors Park and Shorewood Hills

Date: 1958
Description: Marshall Court, Doctors Park and Shorewood Hills.
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Madison Hospital

Date: 1890
Description: Advertisement for Madison Hospital, 413-415 South Baldwin Street. Also known as the Gill & Boyd Hospital, opened in 1889 and existed for just a few years.
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Ott's Drugstore

Date: 1904
Description: Interior view of Ott's Drugstore which was located at 21 North Pinckney Street.
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Sumner's Drugstore

Date: 1905
Description: Interior view of Sumner's Drugstore, which was established in 1855. From left to right are George "Jud" Stone, Edwin Sumner, and Bert B. Collyer.

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