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Date: 1914 ca.

Description: The Carnegie Free Library.

Map or Atlas

Map of New Diggings

Date: 1874 

Description: Map of New Diggings - inset map in bottom right corner of "Benton & New Diggings" map, on page 11 of "Atlas of Lafayette County Wisconsin," a collection of...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Lafayette County Courthouse during construction. The men are placing the last stone into position.

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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.

Photograph

Hill in Darlington

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view down onto Darlington and the bridge over the river.

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Church of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, a Catholic church built in 1866-1868.

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: 1905 ca.

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

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...

Drawing

Fort Defiance

Date: 1994 

Description: Drawing of Fort Defiance.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view looking up the Pecatonica River.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Pecatonica River and bridge.

Photograph

Azel P. Ladd

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Azel Parkhurst Ladd (1811-1854). Ladd was the Wisconsin state superintendent of public instruction in 1852. Oval-framed quarte...

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Description: Exterior view of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The church was dedicated by Bishop Fellows.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Reverend Carl Christian Aas (1843-1898) and family gathered outside around a table. There is a rocking horse and baby carriage in the view. The stone house...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down unpaved street in a central business district. A Rexall Drug Store is on the corner on the right. A large stone building, which has a sign for "H...

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: 1955 

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

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