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Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Main Street.

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Description: A portrait of a young woman wearing a hat and dress, and holding a bouquet of flowers, standing in a clearing. In the background is the darkroom horse-draw...

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Description: A woman and a girl, who sits on a large rock, pose underneath a bridge.

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Description: A man, two women, and a young child sit or stand among a large number of logs.

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Methodist church.

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Description: A portrait of two children standing in front of a board painted with a decorative rowboat in front of a painted backdrop of a river scene. A boy and a youn...

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Women Near Dam

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Description: Two women walk the shoreline of a river. In the background, a dam and railroad bridge are visible.

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Description: Six men harvesting ice, probably from above the river dam on the Black River, in front of the railroad bridge. There is a horse standing on the ice on the...

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Lake's Hotel

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Description: Exterior of Lake's Hotel with people posed sitting on the lower porch. Possibly located across from the railroad depot across the Black River, probably in...

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Description: Men parading down street with axes over their shoulders. Probably the Modern Woodmen of America, a fraternal insurance body in the 1890s which was strong i...

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Street Sprinkler

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Description: Elevated view of man filling a street sprinkler or "water wagon" pulled by two horses near the intersection of First and Main Streets.

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Description: Four girls posed sitting in a buggy pulled by a single horse, and man posed standing nearby, probably H.H. Bright and his daughters and their friend.

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Description: A studio portrait of a couple and an infant sit behind a board painted with a decorative rowboat in front of a painted backdrop. The man and woman are both...

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Train Wreck

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Derailed locomotive and coal car in the snow. Wreck on the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railway, locomotive #287, in the vicinity of Black Riv...

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Description: Wagon pulling "Kangaroo Court" through town, probably a promotion for local amateur theatricals. The man on the left is Earl "Dusty" Rhodes, a steam engine...

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Log Jam

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Description: Log jam floating by the first railroad bridge over the river.

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Woman with Infant

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Description: Woman, probably Mrs. Rufus A. Jones, the former Birdine Perry, posing with an infant in a baby carriage.

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Description: Woman and child standing among the rocks and logs along the river as a freight train crosses the bridge above.

Date: 1883 

Description: Birdseye view map. The title of the map reads: ""MERRILLAN JACKSON COUNTY, WISCONSIN. LOOKING FROM POSITION NORTH EAST ON THE TOWN." At the bottom are poin...

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Description: Men standing on top of a freight train crossing the river, and a log dam before the flood. Painted rocks in the river advertise for A.F. Werner.

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