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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...

Date: 1921 

Description: A passenger train stopped at the depot. Three men are standing on the left, one of them pushing a cart. A row of milk cans is along the side of the depot b...

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Street Scene

Date: 1911 

Description: View down an unpaved street in the business district. The buildings along the street include: a pool room, restaurant, opera house, W.G. Baxter's dry goods...

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Saint Clara Academy

Date: 1846 after

Description: A view of the main buildings at Saint Clara Academy, set against a hill. Saint Clara Academy moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922, and since 1970 has go...

Date: 1922-07-05 

Description: Panoramic group portrait of female and male students attending summer school at the Platteville State Normal School. Inscription at the bottom reads, "Prof...

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Headstand

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: A girl wearing bloomers and long stockings performs a headstand as other girls look on. One of the bystanders is also wearing athletic clothes under her co...

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Depot and Train

Date: 1926 

Description: View across road along railroad tracks of a train departing the Montfort depot. Two cars are parked at the depot, and a number of people are on the platfor...

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Cow Pasture

Date: 1966-05-30 ca.

Description: View from hill of cows grazing below in a pasture, as seen through a cluster of trees in bud.

Date: 1924 

Description: View across railroad tracks of storefronts located near the train depot. The shops include: Montford Lumber Company, Damerow's Cafe, and the American Hotel...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of small launch with two canoes and a rowboat on the shoreline of the Mississippi River. There is a child in the canoe in the foregroun...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Galena (lead sulfide) was melted at this open hearth furnace owned by Richard Straw and Company on the Roundtree Branch of the Little Platte River. The men...

Date: 1946-08-23 

Description: Aunt Lily Richmond (b.1862), right, and an unidentified woman.

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Description: Group of students sitting and standing along fence in front of a clapboard one-room school. The teacher stands behind them near the front door which has ro...

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Claire Alexander

Date: 1931 

Description: Claire Alexander, 12, identified on the reverse of the photograph as "Boy Champion of 4-H Club" poses wearing bib overalls and a cap with earflaps. Two oth...

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School Picnic

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Teacher Marian Violet Metcalf, center, stands among her students as they prepare to roast marshmallows at the school picnic. Picnic baskets and a large mar...

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Street Scene

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Two buildings, and what appears to be a stable, along a snow-covered road. The larger building has a sign that says "Hotel."

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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Large Talus Rocks

Date: 1920 

Description: View towards hillside with an outcropping of large talus rocks surrounded by trees near Castle Rock village. In the foreground is what appears to be a dirt...

Date: 1946-08-23 

Description: Aunt Lily Richmond sang African American spirituals for song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas. Richmond came to Grant County Wisconsin with her parents, fr...

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A Pretty Residence

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: View down road of a row of houses. Young trees are planted along the lot line and supported by wooden posts.

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