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Newborn

Date: March 18 1963
Description: Four generations are represented in this photograph of a newborn baby with his mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
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Governor Schmedeman Holding Radio Microphone

Date: October 30 1934
Description: Governor Albert Schmedeman at home. He is sitting in a wheelchair and holding a radio microphone.
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Governor Schmedeman in Wheelchair

Date: October 26 1934
Description: Governor Albert Schmedeman sitting in a wheelchair smoking a cigarette, following left leg amputation.
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Howard Miner Receiving Poppy

Date: September 20 1934
Description: Howard Miner, disabled World War I veteran, receiving Forget-me-not flower from Florence Palz, ladies auxiliary chairman, marking the opening of the forget...
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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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Longfellow School Disabled Students

Date: October 30 1931
Description: Disabled students with crutches, wheelchairs and other aids for locomotion holding a club meeting at Longfellow School in the Greenbush neighborhood.
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Teacher and Students

Date: September 17 1931
Description: Teacher and two students at the blackboard in the Wisconsin Orthopedic Hospital for Children, University of Wisconsin, 436 N. Randall Street.
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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 seated at desks at Wisconsin Orthopedic Hospital for Children, University of Wisconsin, 436 North Randall Street.
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Charley Londek and Visitors

Date: 1915
Description: Studio portrait of Charley Londek and visitors in front of a painted backdrop. Mr. Londek formerly worked at International Harvester's Deering Works and is...
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Mrs. Ollie Jacobs

Date: July 26 1941
Description: Mrs. Ollie Jacobs (b. 1862), sitting in wheelchair.
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Mrs. Ollie Jacobs

Date: July 26 1941
Description: Mrs. Ollie Jacobs (b. 1862), sitting in a wheelchair.
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Man in a Wheelchair

Date: December 18 1956
Description: Robert Jensen typing while sitting in a wheelchair. He was paralyzed by spinal polio after serving in the United States Army in Korea.
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Judson Pearsall and Sargent James E. Spangberg

Date: November 24 1944
Description: Judson Pearsall, commander of the Madison chapter of the Disabled American Veterans, visiting with an injured soldier, Sargent James E. Spangberg, at the T...
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Wisconsin General Hospital Room

Date: February 08 1945
Description: Wisconsin General Hospital room with two patients and a medical aide in crowded conditions.
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Wheelchair Patient Outside at Wisconsin General Hospital

Date: February 08 1945
Description: Patient in wheelchair being taken outdoors in the snow between two buildings at Wisconsin General Hospital.
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Patient in Wisconsin General Hospital Hallway

Date: February 08 1945
Description: Patient being wheeled past laundry baskets and lockers in overcrowded Wisconsin General Hospital basement hallway.
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Making a Toast

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Description: Group of men in a tavern making a toast. The bartender is behind the bar and the man at the right is in a wheelchair and smoking a pipe.
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Nettie Fowler McCormick Holding Baby

Date: 1922
Description: Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923) holding her infant great-niece, Nancy Fowler Merle-Smith (b. 1921). Nettie is sitting in a wheelchair on a path, with...
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29th Wisconsin Infantry Reunion

Date: 1889
Description: Group portrait of members of the 29th Wisconsin Infantry at a reunion.

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