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Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Pecatonica River and bridge.

Photograph

Pecatonica River

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Pecatonica River, which is curving from left to right, making two hairpin turns among fields and trees. Hills are in the distance.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: The Carnegie Free Library.

Date: 1949-04-30 

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Darlington.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Racetrack at the "Big White Fair".

Photograph

First National Bank

Date: 1929 

Description: View from across street of the exterior of the First National Bank at 245 Main Street. Automobiles are parked at an angle along the curb in front. On the l...

Date: 1871 

Description: Darlington, county seat of Lafayette County, was established in the late 1840s, but didn't thrive until the arrival of the railroad in 1856. This view show...

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Date: 1935 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse, built in 1861.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse during construction.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Lafayette County Courthouse during construction. The men are placing the last stone into position.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Color postcard view of the Pecatonica River dam.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Multiple buildings, carriages, and pedestrians on Main Street.

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Description: Exterior view from lawn of the Darlington Public Library. Above the main entrance it reads: "Carnegie Free Library." On the reverse of the photograph is re...

Photograph

Masonic Temple

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Masonic temple. The facade features a balcony, columns, and a cross gable roof.

Map or Atlas

Map of Darlington

Date: 1855 

Description: This map is ink, pen, and watercolor on paper and shows plat of the town, local streets, lots by number, U.S. subdivisions in red lines, Mineral Point Rail...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Pecatonica River at the bridge. The river is flooding the town.

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...

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