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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: 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: 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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Valley House

Date: 1909 

Description: Two men stand on the sidewalk in front of a boardinghouse [?]. A man and a dog sit on the porch of the Valley House.

Date: 1873 ca.

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

Photograph

Tall Grass Stalks

Date: 1961-05-21 

Description: A close-up view of tall grass stalks in a field, with trees beyond.

Photograph

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: 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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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...

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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: 1915 

Description: Exterior view of the church. The building features a bell steeple, stained glass windows, and double front doors. There is a fenced lot and a barn to the l...

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City Hall and Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across park of two-story City Hall, a wood building with what appears to be a bell tower, among trees. In the background on the left is a wood platfor...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The Reverend John N. Fjeld, pastor of the Vermont Lutheran Church, enjoying coffee and a pipe with his family. His wife Gunhild on left (it could be his se...

Date: 1960-07-24 

Description: A mobile silage processing equipment truck owned by the Black Earth Farm Service company.

Date: 1909 

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

Date: 1960-05-20 

Description: Black Earth telephone company maintenance truck in front of the local office.

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.

Date: 1962-12-01 

Description: A farm road between fields in late sunlight, looking towards Mounds Creek in the vicinity of CTH F.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of the Amund Rustebakke farm. Twelve haystacks dominate the center of the image. Nearby, people stand next to a frame house, with the village of Black...

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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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