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Description: View across fairground racetrack, with judging stands and large barn in the background.
Description: A line of clowns and assorted pantomime animals dressed up for Cheese Day. The animals include; a horse, a woodchuck, a bear, a giraffe and an elephant. A...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A view of downtown intersection. The view shows the Tate and Kleinpell Hardware store, Dr R.W. Scott, dentist, the Braun Bros with Dubuque Beer on tap. The...
Description: Photographic postcard of an exterior view of the high school, which has a bell tower above the entrance. There is a small tree in the schoolyard.
Date: date unknown
Description: Postcard depicting the monument of Nelson Dewey. He has a long beard and sits in a chair on a pedestal. Trees are in the background. Text at the bottom re...
Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin River. There is a bridge across the river.
Description: Exterior shot of the Blue River depot. Five men are standing outside the building. There is a Wells Fargo cart on the platform.
Description: View from dirt road of a clapboard one-room schoolhouse with porch. There is an outhouse behind it near a field. The school was closed as children were giv...
Description: View down a sidewalk with homes and lawns on the left and trees on the right along a street.
Description: A teacher and students are posing outside on the lawn in front of a one-room clapboard schoolhouse. An automobile is parked on the right.
Description: View down street of the central business district. A large brick building on the left with awnings includes a furniture store. Automobiles are parked at an...
Description: Colorized photographic view of the central business district. Homes, businesses and trees line the unpaved street, and there is a hill in the far backgroun...
Date: 1921 ca.
Description: Lutheran church with a fence and trees in front. There is a shed with a ladder propped against it behind the church.
Description: A man driving a carriage pulled by two horses is at the curb of the post office. On the street, there is the dentist office of H.H. Hancock, a bank, and J....
Description: Interior of rural schoolroom. A teacher at the back of the room appears to be helping as students of all ages sit working at their desks. A large U.S. Flag...
Date: 1846 after
Description: A view of the college and surrounding green space at Saint Clara Academy. Saint Clara Academy moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922, and since 1970 has g...
Description: Classroom exhibiting students' work, including drawings.
Description: Men standing in a field holding horses by their bridles. One man is in a horse-drawn carriage. In the background on the far side of the field is a crowd ne...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A man stands near the backs of billboards on the left along a street or alley. Power lines lead to the horizon, over what appear to be businesses or indust...
Description: Fennimore High School sewing class poses in classroom. Mathilda Monteith was the instructor.
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