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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Schoolhouse of District #5 in Pleasant Ridge built on land donated by Isaac Shepard. Both blacks and whites built, attended, and taught at the school. Peop...

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Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across Main Street, with a clothing store, livery stable, bank, and church on the right. A group of young men and boys stand on the sidewalk wearing s...

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Depot

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior view from railroad tracks of the Depot. Four men are standing alongside the depot building near a wheeled cart. The building features two signs, o...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Farm home of Thomas Convey family, at or near Ridgeway. In the foreground, two men stand near a horse-drawn wagon. Five women are standing on a stone wall...

Date: 1948-06-07 

Description: Wisconsin's first Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, riding on a float in a parade in her hometown.

Date: 1948-06-07 

Description: The crowd in the street at a parade honoring Margaret McGuire who was selected Wisconsin's first Alice in Dairyland.

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Description: Portrait of Thomas Greene, seated outdoors in a chair, holding a cane. There is a fence and trees in the background.

Date: 1925 

Description: An uphill view of a street in the main business district. The right side is lined with buildings. A drug store, a chiropractor and signs for tires and gas....

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Business Section

Date: 1921 

Description: Elevated view of the central business district. The Avoca Cooperative Company is on the street corner on the left. Three men congregate near a car parked a...

Date: 1961-04-01 

Description: A happy Julie Matthews (right) receives a hug from her mother, Mrs. Harlan Matthews (left) of Platteville, after winning the Iowa County Spelling Bee. Jul...

Date: 1948-06-07 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, chatting with Governor Rennebohm at the Kick-off for the Alice in Dairyland Program. She is wearing a full-length for...

Date: 1946-07-30 

Description: Mrs. and Mrs. Moody Price. Mrs. Price recorded a tune for song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.

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Jake Wepking

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Jake Wepking, clerk of School District No. 4, poses in front of the Strawberry School. He is wearing bib overalls and holds a cap in his hand. Wepking was...

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Bertha Swingle

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Bertha Swingle, wearing a print dress and hat, poses outdoors in front of a door at her home. There is a large hosta plant on the left and other shrubbery...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Constuction workers working on the construction of the drafting studio at the Taliesin Fellowship Complex. The roof trusses and stone walls are in place. C...

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Depot and Train

Date: 1917 

Description: View of a train approaching the depot. Two men stand alongside the train. Heavy smoke from the train causes a fog cloud.

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Train Depot

Date: 1921 

Description: View down platform of people waiting outside the train depot. A train is approaching the terminal on one set of tracks, and a number of train cars are on a...

Date: 1948-06-07 

Description: Mr. Vollerud of Hollandale portraying Daniel Boone on a mule during a parade in Highland to celebrate the crowning of Margaret McGuire as Wisconsin's first...

Date: 1914 

Description: Remains of the living quarters of Taliesin as seen from the courtyard after a fire destroyed most of the building. Several people stand in the courtyard lo...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, built in the 1840s, on Shake Rag Street undergoing restoration. The house was temporarily covered with s...

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