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Photograph

Corduroy Road

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Several old timbers are exposed on Mud Branch Road. A one-mile stretch of the road was originally constructed as a corduroy road because of "quick sand" in...

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

View of Argyle

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Probably one of the "Three different views of the village of Argyle, Wis." mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." A view of the town a...

Drawing

Fort Defiance

Date: 1994 

Description: Drawing of Fort Defiance.

Photograph

Cheese Factory

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View up road towards two men posing near the front of a cheese factory on a small hill; on the right a woman and two girls stand near a side door. Typical...

Date:  

Description: The staff of Hanifans' Flying School at Shullsburg where the enrollment during the 1950s was largely comprised of students on the G.I. Bill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of the interior of the Lutheran Church. Pews and hymnals are on each side, and flags are at the altar. A piano is near the pulpi...

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Main Street. On the left a bank is on the corner with a Masonic symbol in the upstairs window. A general store is down the block on the left. Hor...

Photograph

Soldiers Monument

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War memorial on the unpaved Main Street. The memorial features a plaque, a shield, crossed swords, and monument of a...

Photograph

Scenic View

Date: 1925 

Description: A view of a road crossing a bridge into a rural community. A railroad crossing at the far end.

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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Date: 1900 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., on the back of his campaign train which is decorated with a poster for William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt national ticket,...

Map or Atlas

Map of Darlington

Date: 1850 

Description: Ink on paper. Shows local streets and Pekatonika River. "John M. Keep, proprietor."Original plat of Darlington as surveyed by Richardson on June 14, 1850....

Date: 1955 

Description: Interior view of the building used as a lodging house for the First Territorial Legislature held in Belmont in 1836.

Date: 1929 

Description: View from across road of the exterior of the Lafayette County Courthouse. The building features a Classic Revival style with a domed clock tower, columns,...

Photograph

Old Stone Church

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A church in Lamont, locally called the Old Stone Church. At the time of the photo it was being used as a barn.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the main street of town.

Photograph

Mine

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior of mining factory.

Photograph

Shullsburg Brewery

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of the Shullsburg Brewery with a car parked in front of the building.

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