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Date: 1880 after
Description: A view of Sacred Heart College and the surrounding landscape. Each dormer window has a cross on its peak and the center of the building has a bell tower.
Description: Exterior of the grade school.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.
Description: House was located at 530 N. Pinckney Street (this is not the house most strongly connected with Swenson called Thorstrand that still exists). According to...
Description: Elevated view across dirt road of a paper mill on the shore of the Chippewa River next to a concrete dam. The mill has a tall smokestack. On the far shorel...
Description: Letterhead of the Webster Manufacturing Company, with an elevated view of the company complex on the left, and a single rocking chair on the right.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of the mill dam on Dell Creek that creates Mirror Lake in Mirror Lake State Park (although the photograph was taken before the site was designated as...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Polish immigrants in Market Square with horse-drawn lumber sledges and hay wagons. Commercial buildings are in the background. A sign on o...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Portage County Courthouse.
Description: Exterior of the Company's lumber yard. A fading sign reads, "order your coal now."
Description: Constructed of a cream-colored brick, the vertical lines were embellished with blue glazed brick, likely meant to match the color of the Dixie Oil and Gaso...
Date: 1962 ca.
Description: View down side of street of a group of African-American men and women walking down the sidewalk on the left near a store called "Sonny's Curb Mkt." In the...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A view overlooking the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding property.
Date: date unknown
Description: A park in Hidalgo Plaza features benches, a fountain, and a bandstand.
Description: 16 Langdon Street, thought to have been built in 1867 for George Gardner. From 1896 to 1907 it served as the residence of attorney Henry Sheldon and Shepa...
Date: 1961 ca.
Description: No. 15. Volcano Trading Post and Museum. Building originally erected in 1851. "Old Abe," the famous Civil War cannon, was smuggled into Volcano in a coffin...
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: View across street of car parked in front of a modest neoclassical style building with an arched window over its double front door. It is shaded by a large...
Description: Automobiles drive past storefronts and can be seen parked on either side of Grand Avenue. Pedestrians walk on the sidewalk near the Citizens National Bank...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View from low hill of a man standing as he drives a team and wagon up Egg Harbor Road, traveling north. An automobile is parked in the foreground along the...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Bridge and rail yard near an International Harvester branch house in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. The branch house building is in the distance.
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