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Nelson Dewey Farm

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Nelson Dewey farm, showing the house built on the site after Dewey's death. The original house built by Dewey burned in 1873.

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Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View down street of the central business district. There is a furniture store on the left, a general store and service garage on the right and a drugstore...

Date: 1924 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of a class featuring Lorin Gillett (son of Sherwin Gilett), and their teacher sitting on the steps in front of the double door of wh...

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Depot and Yards

Date: 1929 

Description: View down railroad tracks looking towards the Bagley train station. On the right is a large storage tank. A man is driving a car near the railroad tracks n...

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Miller Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from across street of three men standing on the porch of the Miller Hotel. There is an advertisement depicting a cow on the building next door.

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Description: View of school grounds with school building with small bell tower on the right. In the background is a fence, and a man driving a wagon.

Date: 1880 before

Description: Street corner with two buildings that have been destroyed by a fire, a brick fence, and some trees. There is a wooden cart in the lower right corner.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Four men are standing outside a hotel entrance. The two pairs of men are smiling as they shake hands. Three of them are wearing boater hats.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad stone crusher. There is a large group of workmen posing along the work site.

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Description: Small white clapboard schoolhouse in South Lancaster Township, with class standing outside in front. There is a barn on a hill in the background.

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Nelson Dewey Barn

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior of barn built by Nelson Dewey at Cassville, seen in about 1905 when the property was owned by T.J. Bunn. The building is now the State Farm Museu...

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Public School

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior view of a two-story public school with a tall steeple surrounded by a lawn. In the background are dwellings among trees, and hills in the far back...

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Public Schools

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the public school from across a yard.

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Business Block

Date: 1912 

Description: View from street towards a row of brick buildings. On the left corner is a building with a sign on the roof that says "W. Welsh." The entrance has a balcon...

Date: 1956 

Description: Canal and Congress streets, with Sprague's Building on the right.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Little Grant teacher and students stand on the front steps of a new clapboard school building with bell tower. Erected in 1913.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wine cellar on the Nelson Dewey estate before it was remodeled.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior view of bank building with empty lots on either side. The wording on the door reads, "Banking Hours 9 to 4." A "Milwaukee Mechanics Insurance" sig...

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Street Scene

Date: 1909 

Description: View from unpaved street of a business district. W.G. Baxter's dry goods store is on the corner, and next to it is the Opera House. A number of people are...

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