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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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Depot

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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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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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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

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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: 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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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...

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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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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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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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Cheese Factory

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View up road towards two men posing near the front of a cheese factory on a small hill; on the right a woman and two girls stand near a side door. Typical...

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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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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Argyle Stereograph

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Description: Stereograph of Argyle.

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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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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The School at Work

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Teacher Marjorie Carey stands behind her pupils sitting at their desks at the Mud Branch School, District No. 2, as they pose for their photograph. There i...

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: 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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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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