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Lead and Zinc Mines

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from road of lead and zinc mines and surrounding buildings.

Date: 1922 

Description: Dedication of the Pecatonica Battleground marker, erected by the Rhoda Hinsdal Chapter of the Daughters of the Revolution of Shullsburg and by the town of...

Date: 1876 

Description: A stereo view perhaps taken at the same time as the "Three different views of the village of Argyle, Wis." mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereosco...

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Millinery Shop

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mrs. Rossing's millinery shop. Left to right: Mrs. Rossing, Viola Rossing, Anna Davis and the trimmer.

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Date: 2008 

Description: Built in 1931 by the Iowa Oil Company, Darlington's Service Station at 404 Main Street was said to give the "impression of a temple or a college chapel, an...

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Darlington Road

Date: 2012-04-19 

Description: View towards the curve of Darlington Road when approaching Blanchardville.

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...

Date: 1931 

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

Date: 1955 

Description: Foundation built for the lodging house at First Capitol Historic Site. The lodging house was moved and restored in the 1950s. The corner of the Council Ho...

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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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76 Service Station

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Description: View across 76 Service Station parking lot towards a Quonset-hut style corrugated metal building across a street. An ambulance is in the right foreground,...

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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...

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Main Street

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Storefronts on Main Street. Sign on building reads: "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer." Child standing at pump (water pump?) Two cars parked on street.

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Mine

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior of mining factory.

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South Wayne Depot

Date: 1911 

Description: View down railroad tracks towards the South Wayne depot, with an oncoming train in the distance. Railroad cars are parked on tracks behind the depot. On th...

Date: 1898 

Description: View of a mill pond with a group of three women and a man standing near the shore.

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Depot and Yards

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View down railroad tracks of a locomotive pulling into a railroad depot and yards. The depot is a two-story building. Two wagons are parked near the depot...

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