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Madison's Soap Box Derby

Learn about the history of Madison's Soap Box Derby, a popular racing sport amongst young boys nation-wide in the early to mid-1900s.

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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...

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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.

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Marty's Warehouse

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Marty's Warehouse from across railroad tracks. The warehouse building has large signs of painted lettering advertising the storage facilities. Rail...

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Bride and Groom

Date: 1957-09 

Description: The groom offers his arm, while the father of the bridge prepares to step away at the Saalzaa-Ziemer wedding at the Argyle Methodist Church. Watching are t...

Date: 1957-08 

Description: "Stairway to a Champ" float in a parade. The float includes the five cars raced by Van Steiner of Argyle along with his helmets and trophies. Van won t...

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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View of Argyle

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Probably one of the "Three different views of the village of Argyle, Wis." mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." A view of the town a...

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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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Lovers Lane

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Lovers Lane, which a dirt road with a sidewalk and bridge on the right. There are power lines in the foreground, and a town in the background. 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...

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Description: In the foreground are a stack of logs. Beyond is a fence in front of long, low buildings and antenna's on towers. A two-story dwelling is in the background...

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State Highway 81

Date: 1980-11 

Description: View down road of intersection along State Hwy 81. The Frudden Lumber Company Paint Supply Store is on the left.

Date: 1906 

Description: Brass marching band in uniforms and spectators at a Memorial Day parade. The band and spectators stand in the road outside city shops and business, includi...

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Argyle Stereograph

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Description: Stereograph of Argyle.

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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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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...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Probably one of the "Three different views of the village of Argyle, Wis." mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Eleven men and boys...

Date: 1957-09-08 

Description: Guests at the Saalzaa-Ziemer Wedding wait outside the Argyle Methodist Church for the newly wedded couple.

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Men in Hay Field

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Probably one of the "Three different views of the village of Argyle, Wis." mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Two men sit in a hay...

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