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High School

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The first high school erected in Palmyra, built about 1860.

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows landownership, lot and block numbers, wards, cemeteries, and the high school. The map has been removed from Page’s Atlas of Jefferson County...

Date: 1893 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Jefferson, looking north. Crayfish River at left and center, Rock River from upper center to bottom center, joins at left of center; thir...

Photograph

Lindon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Lindon House with two women standing on the front balcony.

Photograph

William Krueger

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Outdoor waist-up portrait of William Krueger. Behind him is a vine growing on the side of a building.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richards' Octagon House with a horse and carriage and various people posed in front of it.

Date: 1884-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Fort Atkinson including Barrie, Germany, and North Water Streets.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Waterloo.

Date: 1862 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Jefferson.

Photograph

Brick Paving

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Paving Watertown's main street with bricks, with almost as many men who are watching as construction workers.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Dining room decorated with streamers for a wedding reception. The table is set formally with candles and there is a wedding cake as a centerpiece.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the Methodist Church and parsonage, with Reverend Elvardo Cyrus Potter standing outside with his daughter, Grace.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: At the Aztalan Indian Mounds a group of people are standing on a hillside in the background. In the foreground are corn shocks.

Magazine or Periodical

Jefferson Liberal Institute

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Cover of Billed-Magazin. featuring an engraved view of The Jefferson Liberal Institute.

Date: 1870 

Description: Although the first European settlement in Jefferson was in 1836, the Village of Jefferson was first incorporated as a city in 1878. Made eight years earlie...

Photograph

Watertown

Date: 1842 

Description: A view across the river of several residences.

Date: 1899-05 

Description: View of Hattie Braemer, Florentina Krueger, and Sarah Krueger on a horse-drawn buggy, ready to go to the circus.

Photograph

Rock River

Date: 1860 

Description: View of the Rock River with a railroad bridge in the foreground.

Date: 1878 

Description: Engraving of Ocatagon House, the residence of Mrs. Eliza Richards. Several trees dot the landscape and other buildings can be seen in the distance at right...

Photograph

Willow Basket

Date: 1899-05 

Description: View of William Krueger sitting on a bench next to the house, weaving a willow basket and smoking a pipe. In the background is a pedal grinding/sharpening...

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