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Bird's-Eye View of Delavan

Date: 1884
Description: Bird's-eye map of Delavan with inset of the State Institute for Deaf and Dumb.
Photograph

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...
Photograph

Handicraft Sales at Wisconsin Memorial Hospital

Date: March 04 1932
Description: Handicrafts, including wicker furniture and rugs on display at the sales display room in Wisconsin Memorial Hospital, on Farwell Point, adjoining Mendota M...
Photograph

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...
Photograph

School for the Deaf

Date: 1912
Description: Exterior view of School for the Deaf. School also called State Institute for the Deaf and Dumb. Walker Hall can be viewed at the right side of the photo. T...
Photograph

State Institute for the Blind

Date: 1915
Description: The State Institute for the Blind.
Drawing

Institution for the Education of the Blind

Date: 1876
Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind.
Photograph

Institution for the Education of the Blind

Date: 1865
Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind where Louisa May Alcott attended school. Writing on the photo reads "Institution for the Education of the Bl...
Postcard

State Institute for the Blind

Date: 1870
Description: The State Institute for the Blind. A school free for blind children of Wisconsin and attended by Louisa May Alcott.
Photograph

Tommy Manning

Date: February 18 1953
Description: Joan Kain, speech therapist, helps Tommy Manning, age 3, who has cerebral palsy, learn to talk by showing him objects on a display board. It is part of hi...
Photograph

Madison Skating Club's Junior Club

Date: January 17 1950
Description: Skating hand in hand to a waltz tune are, from left to right, Lorraine Bokina, Hugh Bell, Fritz Balsley, and Gary Rieman. Also standing on the far right i...
Photograph

Southern Wisconsin Colony

Date: April 25 1950
Description: Exterior view of one of the buildings at the Southern Wisconsin Colony and Training School for Mentally Retarded Children.
Photograph

Saint Coletta School

Date: April 26 1950
Description: View of the buildings and grounds of St. Coletta School for Exceptional Children as seen from across a road.
Photograph

Electronic "Train-ear" at Easter Seal Cerebal Paalsy Center

Date: March 26 1952
Description: Dr. Marie Brittin, at left demonstrates the electronic "train-ear" to Bernard Gill, center, and Kenneth Snee, right, fund chairman and executive secretary...
Photograph

United States General Hospital

Date: 
Description: View of Ward 15 of the United States General Hospital No. 7, as designated by the surgeon-general in 1918. Intended for returning soldiers' physical recon...
Photograph

United States General Hospital

Date: 1920
Description: View of blind men learning carpentry skills at the United States General Hospital No. 7, as designated by the surgeon-general in 1918. Intended for returni...
Photograph

United States General Hospital

Date: 1920
Description: Interior of the United States General Hospital No. 7, as designated by the surgeon-general in 1918. Intended for returning soldiers' physical reconstructio...
Photograph

Hope Health and Rehabilitation

Date: August 08 2008
Description: "(Note all eights) After having hip replacement surgery, Shirley Widmer is shown with her little friend Ginger, at Hope Health and Rehab, 475 Grove Street...
Photograph

Hope Rehabilitation Center

Date: March 06 2009
Description: "At Hope Rehab Center they gave us a nice room where we could meet with former Theresa residents. Clockwise they are (residents marked with an *) *Rogeen F...
Photograph

Lyall Scott

Date: November 05 1953
Description: Portrait of Lyall Scott, an epilepsy sufferer and one of the leaders in lobbying for rights for people with epilepsy in the state of Wisconsin.

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