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Photograph

W.S. Pierce House

Date: 1909 

Description: W.S. Pierce house under the shade of trees.

Date: 1929 

Description: View down High Street looking east. There are many automobiles parked along the curb, and shops line the street. At the end of the street down the hill is...

Date: 1929 

Description: View across street of the three-story grade school.

Photograph

High Street

Date: 1960 after

Description: View of businesses on High Street, including the Rexall Drugstore on the left corner. One can also see a glimpse of the City Hall, directly across the stre...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Congregational Church, featuring the church building with arched windows, an arched entrance, a chimney, and a bell tower.

Photograph

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...

Date: 1909 

Description: View across railroad tracks of a man and a dog posing on the platform in front of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul depot. In the background on the left...

Photograph

Depot

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior view from railroad tracks of the Depot. Four men are standing alongside the depot building near a wheeled cart. The building features two signs, o...

Photograph

Village Across Pond

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A view of the village from a nearby bluff across a pond.

Date: 1906 

Description: Rear elevation of the West Cottage Hillside Home School, the school run by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of architect Frank Lloyd Wright. In 1902 Wrigh...

Date: 1925 

Description: A man poses outside the Fingerhut Brothers grocery and general store.

Photograph

Taliesin

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright's residence and studio after its reconstruction in 1914-1915 and before its partial destruction by fire in 19...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Congregational Church, featuring the church building with arched windows, an arched entrance, a chimney, and a bell tower.

Photograph

CMSP Locomotive

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View looking down railroad tracks towards the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad locomotive #240, a type 4-4-0. On the right is a steep, rocky bank,...

Photograph

Train Depot

Date: 1921 

Description: View down platform of people waiting outside the train depot. A train is approaching the terminal on one set of tracks, and a number of train cars are on a...

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....

Photograph

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...

Photograph

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: 1926 

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

Date: 1911 

Description: A downhill view of Main Street with a shoe store and other buildings on the left. Some homes and a church in the distance. Horses and wagons in the street...

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