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Photograph

Blomquist Twins

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Twin brothers Glen and Gilman Blomquist pose in the school yard at the Mud Branch School. The boys are 12-years-old and in the sixth grade.

Photograph

Norman Peterson

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Norman Peterson, age 11, holds the reins of a team of horses hitched to a harrow. He is a student at the Mud Branch School, District No. 2. On the reverse...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Oscar Hendrickson and his wife pose with their sons Kenneth and Myron in front of their house. Kenneth, a student at the Mud Branch School, District No. 2,...

Photograph

Lutheran Church

Date: 1925 

Description: Street view of the Lutheran Church. The church features stained-glass windows, lancet arched windows and doors and a belfry.

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...

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 ca.

Description: View of a street scene featuring a central business district bordered by sidewalks and storefronts. A number of people are standing on the sidewalk and wal...

Date: 1929 

Description: A well-dressed man poses in front of the Methodist Episcopal Church on Park Place.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Blanchardville Depot. The two-story building is painted with the village's name. A locomotive is in front of the platform where a group of people is st...

Photograph

Esther Peterson

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Esther Peterson, a student at Mud Branch School, District No. 2, poses leaning against a tree on a hill while holding a baseball bat. There is a road and f...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Copeland Opera House from across street.

Date: 1928-12-29 

Description: A team of two horses with a wagon, and a Farmall Regular tractor, stand next to farmers as they use a corn husker shredder outside a barn, possibly on the...

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: 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

Public School

Date: 1931 

Description: View from across street of schoolchildren standing and playing on the sidewalk outside the Benton High School.

Date: 1929 

Description: View down the railroad tracks across the bridge. On the far side are barns and industrial buildings among trees.

Photograph

Mine

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior of mining factory.

Photograph

High School

Date: 1922 

Description: View of the high school. The building features an arched doorway, a hip roof with three dormers on the front and one on the side, a domed steeple with an A...

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: 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...

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