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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...

Date: 1881 

Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.

Photograph

On the Hay Wagon

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Leland Kopps holds a dog as he poses standing with his father John on top of a load of hay. A team of two horses are harnessed to the wagon which pulls a h...

Date: 1929 

Description: Two men and two women play a game of golf at the Blue Grass Country Club. One man tees off as the other three players watch.

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Last Day of School

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Pupils at Strawberry School pose behind a table laden with food brought for the "last day of school" picnic. The children wear "good" clothes; two boys wit...

Date: 1948-06-07 

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

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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.

Date: 1921 

Description: View down middle of main street of the business district. Automobiles are parked along the curb and pedestrians are on the sidewalk.

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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High School

Date: 1882 after

Description: Teachers and students pose in front of the public school.

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Russell Wepking

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Russell Wepking, 14, poses beside an automobile. The son of Frank Wepking and a student at Strawberry School, Russell "Won distinction of having Grand Cham...

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.

Date: 1911 

Description: A downhill view of Main Street with a shoe store and other buildings on the left. Some homes and a church in the distance. Horses and wagons in the street...

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: 1932 ca.

Description: Two boys with two dogs pose atop a bluff at the Charles Gottschall farm.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

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: 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...

Date: 1948-06-07 

Description: Newly selected Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, receiving an orchid from Virginia Palan, legionnaire and WAVE (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency...

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Orin Swingle

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Orin Swingle, teacher at Strawberry School, poses with his left foot on the bumper of an automobile. He wears suspenders and holds his hat in his right han...

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