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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: 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,...

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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Description: View across parking lot of a school bus and a car parked near a building on the right. In the background there is a metal bridge with trees and houses behi...

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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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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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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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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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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...

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Argyle Stereograph

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Description: Stereograph of Argyle.

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...

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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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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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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...

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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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...

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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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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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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