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Date: 2008 

Description: The brick building at 340 South Chestnut Street, was built around 1930. It resembled the house-with-canopy-type station commonly constructed throughout the...

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Depot and Train

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View across road of travelers on platform exiting the Lancaster train depot. A man sits on a horse-drawn wagon in front of the depot.

Date: 1930-10-24 

Description: Man sitting in driver's seat of a Skelly Truck promoting itself with banners and streamers. In the background on the right is a church.

Date: 2008 

Description: This store, which was originally built in 1840 (and rebuilt after an 1877 fire) was bought in 1891, by Samuel Kerr who continued to sell sugar, flour, mola...

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Stock Days

Date: 1910 

Description: Elevated view of Stock Days. Horses and wagons loaded with livestock are lined up in a row on the snowy street. On the right is a train decorated with Amer...

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Description: Small rural clapboard schoolhouse with class posing at entrance. There is a dog sitting on the right side of the building, and cows are in a field in the b...

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Farwell Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the three-story Farwell/Capital Hotel.

Date: 1930-10-24 

Description: Group portrait of children in costume posed on the back of a truck decorated with streamers for the Cheese Day Parade. Some of the children hold handwritte...

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Train Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Train Depot, Adams Express Company.

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Schoolroom Interior

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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...

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Description: Teacher and students posed on lawn in front of clapboard school building. An outhouse and shed are behind the building on the right and left.

Date: 1923 

Description: View down retail street. The shops include a clothing store, Barig and Son Undertakers, a hotel, and drugstore. Cars are parked in the middle of the street...

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State Bank

Date: 1916 

Description: View across street of five men posing on the sidewalk outside the State Bank. Next door to the bank, on the left, is the City Meat Market.

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Potosi Brewery

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Potosi Brewery at about the time Adam Schumacher took over the operation. Children and adults can be seen near a fence and in horse-dr...

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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Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from side of railroad tracks of a train at the Boscobel Depot on a snowy day. A crowd of people waits at the platform. There is a windmill in the dist...

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After the Storm

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view along the Mississippi River shoreline after a storm. The water is high and there are damaged boats and debris scattered around. Men stand along the...

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Description: Display of student work including drawings, maps, and essays.

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Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down commercial Main Street looking south. A buggy travels down the dirt road.

Date: 1921 

Description: Three-quarter view of front and side of the Methodist Evangelical Church, a wooden building with arched windows on the side and an arched entrance in the f...

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