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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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Television for Patients

Date: 1950
Description: Hospital or nursing home patients are able to view television in their rooms.
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Nurse with Child Patient

Date: 1950
Description: Nurse with a young girl patient and a container of blood.
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Operating Theater

Date: 1902
Description: Dr. Nicholas Senn demonstrates surgical techniques at Rush Medical College.
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Hospital Patient Watches Television

Date: January 17 1958
Description: The installation of televisions in hospital rooms is a welcome addition to this patient at Misericordia Hospital.
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Nurse Alma Padgett Feeding a Patient

Date: February 20 1942
Description: Nurse Alma Padgett feeding a patient from a tray of food at Mendota State Hospital (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
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A Star Is Born

Date: May 18 1937
Description: Evelyn Canfield, in Madison General Hospital bed, looks to her newborn baby, David, who won the Orpheum Theatre's fourth anniversary "A Star Is Born" conte...
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Mother and Her 17th Baby

Date: July 22 1935
Description: Clara Halvorson, married to Henry Halvorson, resting with her 17th child, John Skews Halvorson, at Methodist Hospital shortly after the baby's birth. She w...
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Children at Morningside Sanitorium

Date: June 01 1935
Description: Group portrait of children with tuberculosis and their attendants, and with a man and woman in Salvation Army uniforms, sitting in a classroom at the Morni...
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Mrs. Morrow Holding Twins

Date: October 30 1934
Description: Portrait of Mrs. Morrow, 21-years-old, sitting and wearing dark eyeglasses due to a medical procedure for an eye infection. Morrow is from Mather, Wisconsi...
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Eye Exam

Date: November 06 1933
Description: Dr. John E. Hughes, optometrist, tests a patient's vision in his office at 112 E. Main Street, using an eyeglass lens machine.
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Charles Motisi in Traction

Date: September 18 1933
Description: Charles Motisi lying in a hospital bed with his foot in traction at Madison General Hospital with the first football injury of the season.
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Pre-Camp Physical

Date: July 14 1933
Description: Doctor John E. Gonce examining a child's throat while other children wait in line, in order to go to "The Capital Times" Kiddie Camp.
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Hydro-therapy Department at Wisconsin Memorial Hospital

Date: March 04 1932
Description: Military veterans receive therapy in hot water tubs, with George Gardner, director of the hydro-therapy department, Wisconsin Memorial Hospital on Farwell...
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Rug Weaving, Wisconsin Memorial Hospital

Date: March 04 1932
Description: A military veteran learns rug weaving at Wisconsin Memorial Hospital on Farwell Point, adjoining Mendota Mental Health Hospital as part of his rehabilitati...
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Toto the Clown with Children

Date: March 18 1932
Description: RKO clown "Toto" distributes cardboard Easter bunnies packed with lollipops from the W.T. Grant Company. This event was held in the 2nd floor playroom at U...
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Girl in Wheelchair

Date: September 17 1931
Description: Girl in wheelchair with teacher at Wisconsin Orthopedic Hospital for Children, University of Wisconsin, 436 North Randall Street.
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Orthopedic Hospital Classroom

Date: September 17 1931
Description: Students are sitting at desks at the Wisconsin Orthopedic Hospital for Children, University of Wisconsin, 436 North Randall Street.
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Orthopedic Hospital Classroom

Date: September 17 1931
Description: Students seated at desks at Wisconsin Orthopedic Hospital for Children, University of Wisconsin, 436 North Randall Street.
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Lake View Tuberculosis Sanatorium

Date: April 29 1931
Description: Two patients in beds at the Lake View TB Sanatorium ward, located at 1202 Northport Drive.

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