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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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Lumber Yard

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view across railroad tracks of a lumber yard. A two-story building on the right has a sign that says: "Lovejoy & Ringham". There are fences, a sto...

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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: 1957-09-08 

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

Date: 1962-03-31 

Description: Farm machinery on dealer's side lot, with car in the foreground and Good Year tire store across the street.

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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...

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Argyle Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from across street of a hotel with a brick facade. Many of the windows are open and the curtains are hanging out. There is a pedestrian walking on the...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from across road of the Methodist Evangelical Church. The building has arched windows and a bell tower. Above the entrance is a round window...

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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: 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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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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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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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: 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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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 

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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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: 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...

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