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Pecatonica River

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Pecatonica River with trees lining its banks.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Racetrack at the "Big White Fair".

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1881 

Description: Darlington's first settlers arrived by 1826, attracted by the lead mines of the area. Arrival of the railroad in 1856 stimulated growth, and in 1857 the co...

Photograph

Soldiers' Monument

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument.

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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Description: View of large building which is depositing feed into a truck docked on its left. On the left there is a Quonset hut-style corrugated metal warehouse, and o...

Date: 1929 

Description: View down the railroad tracks across the bridge. On the far side are barns and industrial buildings among trees.

Photograph

Hill in Darlington

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view down onto Darlington and the bridge over the river.

Photograph

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...

Date: 2008 

Description: Built in 1931 by the Iowa Oil Company, Darlington's Service Station at 404 Main Street was said to give the "impression of a temple or a college chapel, an...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Bridge and hill in Darlington. The bridge has lamp posts.

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Description: Exterior view of the Darlington Public Library. Above the main entrance it reads: "Carnegie Free Library." Two trees frame the entrance of the brick and st...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down the unpaved Ohio Street, with houses on both sides.

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Description: Richard Taschek, an Austrian immigrant, poses in front of his business, the T. Richard Merchant Tailor shop.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

76 Service Station

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Description: View across 76 Service Station parking lot towards a Quonset-hut style corrugated metal building across a street. An ambulance is in the right foreground,...

Date: 1929 

Description: View across the bridge on Main Street. There are two cars and a woman and child walking across the bridge. A Chevrolet dealership is on the right.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Church of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, a Catholic church built in 1866-1868.

Date: 1949-04-30 

Description: Aerial photograph of Darlington. The Lafayette County courthouse is visible in the upper left.

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