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Post Office

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Men, possibly postal workers, stand on the front steps of the local post office with crates and barrels in the foreground.

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R.M.L. Club

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A group of seven men posing in front of a tree with their arms over each others shoulders. George Ortscheidt, President; L.G. Ward, Secretary.

Date: 1913 

Description: View from the road of fairgoers on front lawn of Union High School. Two automobiles are parked in the foreground.

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Description: Students pose outdoors in front of a clapboard one-room schoolhouse. In the background are an outhouse, fence, and trees.

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Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View down a commercial street. A man waits in a car outside H.B. Kness Shop. More automobiles are parked along the curb in the background.

Date: 1913-10-04 

Description: View from across the road of a large group of people on the front lawn of the Union High School during the second annual fair.

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Description: View over fence of a teacher wearing a large, dark hat posing on the front landing of a clapboard one-room schoolhouse.

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...

Date: 1913-10-04 

Description: View from road of fairgoers and cattle on the front lawn of Union High School.

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Description: View across school grounds of a teacher standing in front of a clapboard one-room schoolhouse. The grounds are surrounded by a fence and trees are in the b...

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Train and Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View along railroad tracks towards a group of men and boys standing on a platform in front of the Preston Depot while a locomotive arrives. In the backgrou...

Date: 1910 

Description: A farmer is squinting against the sun while sitting on a low seat on a two-wheeled cart. Another team of horses are on the right. A large brick building is...

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Description: View up hill of clapboard school building with stone foundation. The teacher and students are posed along the railing of the porch. In the background is a...

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Description: View in field of dairy cattle grazing near men standing nearby. In the background is a crowd near a tent.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Horse-powered Mississippi River Ferry. This ferry was operated between Turkey river, Iowa and Cassville, Wisconsin by Alfred Dietrich.

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Description: Clapboard one-room schoolhouse with bell tower. There is also a shed, outhouse, and a small field with a fence on the school grounds. Two children pose on...

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Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks of a busy scene at the train depot. A train is arriving at the crowded platform. On the side of the depot a man sits on a cart, n...

Date: 1912-05-05 

Description: Large group of children and adults pose on the lawn in front of brick building. Other people look out of open windows.

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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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Description: View from dirt road or field of a teacher sitting and students posing in the yard in front of a clapboard one-room school building.

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