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Description: William Frazier, village president, sits at a drug store counter visiting with druggist Burt Blank in the village of La Valle.
Description: John Gates, a farmer near La Valle, stands beside his tractor. He was once a saxophone player with a dance orchestra.
Description: John Edwards, music director at Wonewoc high school, instructing six members of the La Valle junior high school band. Seated, from left, are Lula Mae Weidm...
Description: A view of brick-paved Fourth Avenue, with the Al. Ringling Theatre on the left. The theater, which has an ornate terra cotta facade, advertises its air-con...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A fleet of four pickup trucks of various makes and a larger truck, all advertising L.C. Welch Plumbing and Heating on the door. They are parked on a reside...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: An old dilapidated mining building surrounded by a field.
Description: View down middle of unpaved street of the central business district. A man is sitting in the driver's seat of an automobile along the left curb near a gara...
Description: Pete Sprecher's Cafe and Bar on Water Street. A sign identifies the entrance to Pearl's Garden Dining Room. There are two benches and a penny weight machi...
Description: Bernard Arms (standing), uncle of Lewis Arms, shares a picnic with his neighbors Mr. and Mrs. (Betsy) Nofsinger.
Description: View from cobblestone street of a man standing next to a police officer at the corner of Third and Oak Streets, in front of the Corner Drugstore. A horse-d...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: View from street of the home of Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey, 719 Oak Street, after a snowfall. The classical revival style house has symmetrical wi...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: A deteriorating mining building seen from across a field.
Description: View down middle of street, showing the central business district. A drug store, restaurant and hotel are on the left. A garage, bank, bathhouse, bowling a...
Date: 1922 ca.
Description: Trees broken and bowed under the weight of a heavy coating of ice stand in front of the Al. Ringling home. Limbs litter the snow-covered ground. Ice is on...
Description: View of the Little Prairie school.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Bunn the Baker, in chef's hat and apron and holding a rolling pin, stands beside a wood burning cook stove set up outdoors. A sign above the stove advertis...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Front view of the Wisconsin House. The brick portion was erected in about 1850. The entire building was razed by 1915, before the Ringling Theatre was bu...
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Aerial photograph of La Valle.
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Restored terra-cotta frieze in the lobby of Al. Ringling Theatre featuring flower garlands and dancing children.
Description: A street scene following an ice storm, possibly March 2, 1922. Utility poles are leaning and wires have been brought down by the weight of the ice.
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