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Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View downhill towards a central business district. A restaurant and ice cream parlor are on the right side of the road, and a general store and gas pump ar...

Photograph

Flood in Darlington

Date: 1948-02-28 ca.

Description: View up hill of cars driving in the flooded street of the downtown area. The downtown had also flooded in 1923 and 1937. The Pecatonica River rose rapidly...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View of an intersection in the central business district. On the left is the Thomas Knewstubb general store, with a gas pump for Red Crown Gasline out in...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church and parsonage, built in 1867.

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior of the first Wisconsin Territorial Capitol, which was rented by the Legislature who met there for 46 days in 1836. The building was restored in 19...

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Photograph

Civil War Shell

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: A shell of the Civil War period, recovered from the Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Mississippi, and presented to the First Capitol State Park by the GAR...

Date: 1925 

Description: Three-quarter view of left side and front of the the Wiota Butter and Cheese Company. A wooden flight of stairs leads up to the second floor entrance. Ther...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from a hilltop looking down at the village. On the hilltop, there is a small tree. In the village are homes, a church, shops, and in the far distance,...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church, built in 1867.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View of Water Street, looking west from the corner of Judgement Street. Businesses include a market, a tailor, and an ice cream parlor. The handwritten tex...

Photograph

Bride and Groom

Date: 1957-09 

Description: The groom offers his arm, while the father of the bridge prepares to step away at the Saalzaa-Ziemer wedding at the Argyle Methodist Church. Watching are t...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Copeland Opera House from across the street with flag in foreground.

Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Council House of the first Wisconsin Territorial Legislature when it met at Belmont in 1836. A young boy or man wearing a hat stands in front near a fence.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The Theodore Vinger farmstead sits on gently rolling terrain. A painted sign on the large barn identifies the owner. At the time of the photograph, Martin...

Date: 1925 

Description: Ruins of the Old Mill, a stone building which has no roof and is missing window glass. Behind on the left is an abandoned shed.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men pose outside the First Wisconsin Capitol. The man standing in the middle is C.L. (Neal) Harrington.

Date: 1913 

Description: View of the village during the winter. There are many homes, shops, several churches and open land. Many of the buildings are two stories high.

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High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across street of exterior of the Darlington High School. Young boys stand on the sidewalk in front.

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