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Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: A view of a street in the central business district. A restaurant with a group of men in front on the left. Three children with a wagon on the right. A hou...

Date: 1950 

Description: Front view of Primitive Methodist Church, built in 1864.

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Creamery

Date: 1911 

Description: A view of the creamery and a residence on its second floor. A woman and two children at the foot of the stairs. A one lane road winding up the hill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view towards the front of the Methodist Evangelical Church. There is an altar flanked by two chairs, with an organ on the left. In the foreground...

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...

Photograph

Violet Jacobson

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Violet Jacobson, a student at Mud Branch School, District No. 2, poses on her family's farm with several calves. There is a barn and two other outbuildings...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized photographic postcard view of the First Capitol, which is an unpainted wood frame building, with a log fence and a man standing in front.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Front entrance to the Methodist Episcopal Church, the first parsonage built at Fayette.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the Lafayette County courthouse with the jail in the background.

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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...

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

Street Scene

Date: 1929 

Description: View down Main Street. Cars and shops line the street. The Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War memorial is in the far background at the top of the hill.

Date: 1931 

Description: The Monticello Fire Company, with Christ M. Stauffer, the chief, standing at the center.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the First State Capitol, which is a wood frame building, painted white, with a flag and a plaque in front.

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: View up a road towards the front of the catholic church, which has a steeple and belfry. The double door entrance has an arched stained glass window, and a...

Date: 1955 

Description: Building used as a lodging house for the First Territorial Legislature held in Belmont in 1836.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date:  

Description: Interior view of the Darlington Public Library. In the foreground is a librarian's desk, and a bench on the left. In the background in two separate rooms a...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse during construction.

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