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Mine Shaft

Date: 1929 

Description: Elevated view of a shaft house at a zinc mine.

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Howe / Baxter House

Date: 1949-08-04 

Description: Mrs. W. T. Cartwright, right, and her daughter Jane Cartwright sit in the living room of the Howe/Baxter House, owned by Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Cartwright of L...

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Business District

Date: 1922 

Description: View across unpaved road of the Preston Business District. Three men and a young child stand in front of what may to be a general store, with large show wi...

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Baseball Team

Date: 1911 

Description: Group portrait of the Fennimore baseball team. In the background there are a number of tents, and large banners and flags fly nearby.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Three men, Henry Dietrich, Frank Eckstein and Peter Bausch, are posing with the fire truck they built. They took the truck to Dubuque to have the bright wo...

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Pigs in a Pig-Pen

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Three pigs waiting to be fed. There are farm implements, barrels, farm buildings and the lower section of what is probably a windmill in the background.

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Street Scene

Date: 1909 

Description: An intersection with a woman walking near a storefront. A sign for a hotel is in the distance.

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Street Scene

Date: 1921 

Description: View from street of row of shops on along an unpaved street. A car drives on the street. A sign in the distances reads, "Brittingham and Hixon Lumber."

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New State Bank

Date: 1913 

Description: Interior of the newly constructed state bank. Along the wall on the right are writing materials on wall tables, a bench and wall sconces. A window looking...

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Metropolis Hall

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of the brick Metropolis Hall building in winter.

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Howe / Baxter House

Date: 1949-08-04 

Description: Dining room of Howe/Baxter House, owned by Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Cartwright of Lancaster. One wing was built during Civil War days for the Howe family. The...

Date: 1912 

Description: View across yard of a row of houses.

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Business District

Date: 1909 

Description: View of row of shops taken from the intersection. A public telephone station, post office, and a barbershop are on the street. Employees and pedestrians po...

Date: 1956 

Description: Two-story, brick Ballantine residence, with very tall grass in the foreground, and trees in the background.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of "Patriotism in Stone" on the grounds of the Dickeyville Grotto. The sculpture, which was created by Father Matthias Wernerus...

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Parochial School

Date: 1925 

Description: View across road towards the parochial school, which is a two-story brick building with a cross on the steeple. Arched windows are above the entrance. Tree...

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New State Bank

Date: 1913 

Description: Interior of the newly constructed state bank. Featured is a safe, which is open to display the metal gate which has the words: "State Bank of Fennimore" en...

Date: 1956 

Description: Church basement decorated for Sherwin and Emma Gillett's 50th Wedding Anniversary.

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Empire Mine

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Empire zinc and lead mine. Very litle lead is now produced.

Date: 1930-10-24 ca.

Description: Celebrating the first "Cheese Day" with a parade. A group of spectators gather on the sidewalk near a truck displaying a banner and stove in the back.

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