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Photograph

Business District

Date: 1922 

Description: View across unpaved road of the Preston Business District. Three men and a young child stand in front of what may to be a general store, with large show wi...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Three men, Henry Dietrich, Frank Eckstein and Peter Bausch, are posing with the fire truck they built. They took the truck to Dubuque to have the bright wo...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1909 

Description: An intersection with a woman walking near a storefront. A sign for a hotel is in the distance.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1921 

Description: View from street of row of shops on along an unpaved street. A car drives on the street. A sign in the distances reads, "Brittingham and Hixon Lumber."

Photograph

Metropolis Hall

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of the brick Metropolis Hall building in winter.

Date: 1912 

Description: View across yard of a row of houses.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the exterior of the Congregational Church, with arched windows and belfry. In the arched window above the doorway it reads: "1891 Cong'l Church." I...

Photograph

Business District

Date: 1909 

Description: View of row of shops taken from the intersection. A public telephone station, post office, and a barbershop are on the street. Employees and pedestrians po...

Date: 1956 

Description: Two-story, brick Ballantine residence, with very tall grass in the foreground, and trees in the background.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of "Patriotism in Stone" on the grounds of the Dickeyville Grotto. The sculpture, which was created by Father Matthias Wernerus...

Photograph

General Store

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across street of the General Store. A group of five men, two women, and three children are standing in front. with a windmill is in the back and a sta...

Photograph

Parochial School

Date: 1925 

Description: View across road towards the parochial school, which is a two-story brick building with a cross on the steeple. Arched windows are above the entrance. Tree...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Wisconsin Avenue. There are shops on both sides of the street. Businesses include: W.J. Griff watch and jewelry store, a hotel, and a grocery and...

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Description: View up slope of students posing in the grass with a teacher outside of a clapboard one-room school building. There is a wood fence behind the building lin...

Photograph

Empire Mine

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Empire zinc and lead mine. Very litle lead is now produced.

Date: 1930-10-24 ca.

Description: Celebrating the first "Cheese Day" with a parade. A group of spectators gather on the sidewalk near a truck displaying a banner and stove in the back.

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...

Date: 1910-12-06 

Description: Elevated view of stock day at the railroad yards, showing pens of sheep and other livestock ready for loading into railroad cars. All of the cars are deco...

Date: 1956 

Description: House with typical extension in rear.

Photograph

River Street

Date: 1924 

Description: View down street. On the right is a sign for "The Consumers Lumber," among other small shops. A carriage is traveling along the street. A briefcase has bee...

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