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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down an unpaved road with shops on either side. A horse and carriage is coming down the street, and another horse and carriage is parked in front of a...

Date: 1925 

Description: View looking down street with cars parked along the curb. There is a team of horses with a carriage on the right.

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State Bank

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior from street of the State Bank. The building features a large plate glass window, double front doors, and a retracted awning.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Fifteen adults are seated around table being served coffee in the yard. One woman sits at the spinning wheel and another at a sewing machine. The Greek Rev...

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Lovers' Lane

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down dirt path through a wooded area. Beyond the trees are houses and buildings.

Date: 1925 

Description: View from street of the Patrons' Mercantile Company consumer cooperative. A group of men stand outside the building. A row of horses and carriages are park...

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Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from a distance of the train depot. On the left a locomotive is parked along the train platform where a group of people are standing. In the center is...

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Horse-Drawn Hearse

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black Earth hearse drawn by horses. Chris Schanel, the Black Earth undertaker, is driving.

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Old Mill

Date: 1925 

Description: View along shoreline of a mill on a river. There is a man loading bags onto a cart at the front. There is a wooded hill on the right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across street of the Patrons' Mercantile Company. The awnings advertise "general merchandise" and "harness and hardware." There are three horses and c...

Date: 1909 

Description: View from shoreline of wooden bridge. There are homes and barns in the distance.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of several farms, including Burton's, Fitlen's and Rustebakke's. Field arrangements and fencing patterns are evident.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Two women and a man stand in a garden that has trellises with Greek Revival frame house in background. The house has a small one story addition in back. Fa...

Date: 1922 

Description: View of the train depot. A train is stopped at the depot. An automobile is parked on the left. A train conductor and a man stand at the outside.

Photograph

Cultivated Hillside

Date: 1960-07-24 ca.

Description: Landscape view of a rolling, cultivated hillside.

Photograph

Horse-Drawn Hearse

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black Earth hearse drawn by horses. Chris Schanel, the Black Earth undertaker, is driving. In the background on the right a small pig is running near a fen...

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Eck's Pharmacy

Date: 1925 

Description: Front and side of the two-story drug store on the corner of the street. The store advertises Kodaks, ice cream, soda, cigars, Coca-Cola, Victor records, an...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Amund Rustebakke, standing in doorway, and Siri Rustebakke, center, sitting, in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning w...

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Clothesline

Date: 1960-07-24 ca.

Description: Laundry hangs on a clothesline and blows in the wind. There are fields behind, and low hills in the distance.

Date: 1925 

Description: View across street of a group of men standing on the sidewalk in front of the bank. A streetlamp hangs from a utility line.

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