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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.

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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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Masonic Temple

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Masonic temple. The facade features a balcony, columns, and a cross gable roof.

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...

Date: 1896 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Darlington. Area bordered by Washington and North Streets, upper left hand corner, the fairgrounds, upper right corner, River Street, bot...

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Public School

Date: 1931 

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

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Main Street

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View down Main Street looking south. At the bottom of the street is a bridge, and beyond is a hill with houses and trees. There are pedestrians along the s...

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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...

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Violet Jacobson

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Violet Jacobson, a student at Mud Branch School, District No. 2, poses on her family's farm with several calves. There is a barn and two other outbuildings...

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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: 1924 

Description: Exterior of the Primitive Methodist Church.

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...

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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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Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: A view of a street in the central business district. A restaurant with a group of men in front on the left. Three children with a wagon on the right. A hou...

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County Trunk F

Date: 1925 

Description: View down steep road with guard rail. A car appears to be parked on the side of the road on the right. Over the railing, there is a river and a town with a...

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