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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...

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Bird's-Eye View

Date: 1929 

Description: Elevated view of town looking down a hill. In the foreground is a river with trees along the bank. On the other side of the river is a factory with industr...

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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: 1873 ca.

Description: The home of the Reverend Carl Christian Aas (1843-1898) and family. There is a rocking horse and baby carriage in the view. The stone house was the first p...

Date: 1929 

Description: View down tree-lined hill over the Pecatonica River. The bridge connects River Street to Main Street. Storefronts line the street, and the Lafayette County...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down the unpaved Ohio Street, with houses on both sides.

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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.

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Pecatonica River

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Pecatonica River, which is curving from left to right, making two hairpin turns among fields and trees. Hills are in the distance.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Family seated around table in yard with two-story stone house having porch on at least two sides. L.E. Johnson was the neighbor of B.F. Halin. The farm wa...

Date: 1929 

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

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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:  date unknown

Description: Elevated photographic postcard view of a busy road near Blanchardville. Men are driving a wagon hitched to eight horses, and people are standing in the roa...

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James Mine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of James Mine with a field and fence in the foreground. Tram tracks lead from the tall building to large piles of rocks. There are steep stai...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of entrance to the Public Library.

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Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across railroad tracks of the depot, which is a two-story building with a covered platform. There appears to be a commercial building next door on the...

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High School

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated 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...

Date: 1929 

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

Date: 1911 

Description: Three quarter view of the Methodist Evangelical Church on a hillside. A belfry with no steeple and windows shaped like elongated pentagons.

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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: 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,...

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