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Photograph

Witt Photo. Studio

Date:  date unknown

Description: Matthew Witt's photo studio on Main Street. His business was there for 50 years, from 1913 to 1963. Two men are sitting on the stoop in the doorway. The bu...

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Description: Photographic postcard of Bowar Bros. Hardware Store. The awning reads, "Hardware, Bowar Bros., Implements, Auto Supplies." Over the large door on the left...

Photograph

Haney House

Date: 1952 

Description: Berry Haney house.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two young men pose outdoors on horseback in front of the C.J. Faust & Co., Funeral Directors' building. They are wearing jackets and hats. A dirt road can...

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Description: Exterior view of Catholic Church. The building features a tall steeple, a clock tower, arched, stained-grass windows, and double doors.

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Description: Portrait of an elderly woman. She is seated in a chair holding flowers on her lap. Caladium in pots are arranged on both sides. In the background are ferns...

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Description: Photographic postcard of a man, woman and young girl posing in their Buick convertible in front of the Matthew Witt Photographic Studio. Another woman stan...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of unidentified men standing with a horse and wagon. The wagon is carrying a barrel of beer. The sign on the building in the background is an adver...

Photograph

Haney House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Berry Haney house, located about a mile east of Cross Plains. The stone portion of the house was built in 1840.

Photograph

St. Frances School

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the exterior of a Roman Catholic school built of stone with many windows. Sidewalks run along two sides. Trees can be seen behind and on the right....

Date: 1915 

Description: View of several Cross Plains buildings across a millpond. There is a bell mounted on a metal tower near the shoreline.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the exterior of the first home of Matthew Witt, photographer. An automobile is parked in the yard.

Date: 1920 

Description: John Virnig, Sr., harness maker, grips the handle of a two wheeled hand cart as he poses on the sidewalk in a neighborhood. He is wearing a hat, shirt and...

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Description: A young boy and his little dog sit together on a toy tractor in a driveway behind a parked car.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of the Thompson Tent Show. A tent, a tall wagon and a truck that runs the generator are set up in a field or park with houses and tre...

Date: 1913 

Description: Exterior view of a hotel and livery from across an unpaved road. Three horse-drawn vehicles are tied at the curb.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Cross Plains, with countryside surrounding and hills on the horizon.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of view across muddy road of a man wearing a suit and standing on the porch of the two-story Hotel and Feed Barn. Two signs next to h...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Main Street view in the winter with snow on the ground.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Four young girls pose outside of Witt's photography studio. They are wearing dresses. Two of the girls have jackets, and three of them have hair bows.

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