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Depot and Train

Date: 1917 

Description: View of a train approaching the depot. Two men stand alongside the train. Heavy smoke from the train causes a fog cloud.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1837-1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by Thomas Widley.

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Cemetery

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View across road of a cemetery.

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Main Street

Date: 1909 

Description: View down unpaved Main Street towards a train passing by in the background. There is a row of buildings on the right and a fenced in lot on the left. A woo...

Date: 1903 

Description: Beatrice C. Gesell and Gerhard Gesell, Jr. play out-of-doors. While mother watches the baby sits on a pillow playing with a volume titled "Educational Pro...

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Odd Fellows Hall

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by P.G. Sire Thomas Widley, foun...

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Polperro House

Date: 1953 

Description: A restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after restoration the siding was...

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Front Street

Date: 1921 

Description: View of Front Street with five men standing along a sidewalk. They stand near a two-story building which houses the Avoca Cooperative Company and the opera...

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Small Town Skyline

Date: 1967-06 ca.

Description: View from field of a small town skyline, as seen from across a hollow. A large tree stands in the foreground and a church steeple is prominent in the backg...

Date: 1925 

Description: An uphill view of a street in the main business district. The right side is lined with buildings. A drug store, a chiropractor and signs for tires and gas....

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W.C.T.U. Temple

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Women's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U) Temple. The temple is a simple building with a tower with a weather vane above the main e...

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Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across Main Street, with a clothing store, livery stable, bank, and church on the right. A group of young men and boys stand on the sidewalk wearing s...

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General Hospital

Date: 1926 

Description: View across street of the Dodgeville General Hospital on the corner of Chapel and Iowa Streets. Along Iowa street, there is a John H. Owen's general store,...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Cornish Primitive Methodist Episcopal Church.

Date: 1926 

Description: Facade of the three-story high school. There is an open cupola on the roof.

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Polperro House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after restoration the siding was...

Date: 1948-06-07 

Description: Mr. Vollerud of Hollandale portraying Daniel Boone on a mule during a parade in Highland to celebrate the crowning of Margaret McGuire as Wisconsin's first...

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Odd Fellows Hall

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by P.G. Sire Thomas Widley, foun...

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Main Street View

Date: 1963 

Description: View across main street of storefronts along the slope of a hill. At the top of the hill is a church with a steeple.

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Street Scene

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View down a dirt road bordered by several buildings. Pedestrians are standing on wooden sidewalks on both sides of the street. There is also a horse-drawn...

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