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Date: 1900 ca.

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

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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...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Pecatonica River and bridge.

Date: 1929 

Description: View down tree-lined hill over the Pecatonica River. The bridge connects River Street to Main Street. Storefronts line the street, and the Lafayette County...

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Description: Interior view of the Darlington Public Library. In the foreground are tables and chairs, an eight drawer card catalog, and a lamp hanging from the ceiling....

Date:  date unknown

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

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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: 1949-04-30 

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

Date: 1929 

Description: A well-dressed man poses in front of the Methodist Episcopal Church on Park Place.

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...

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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of entrance to the Public Library.

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...

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Description: Interior view of the Darlington Public Library. In the foreground is a librarian's desk, and a bench on the left. In the background in two separate rooms a...

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

Date: 1929 

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

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Soldiers' Monument

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument.

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Street Scene

Date: 1929 

Description: View down Main Street. Cars and shops line the street. The Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War memorial is in the far background at the top of the hill.

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Locomotive at Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks of a train at the Darlington depot. A group of men are on the platform.

Date: 1938-10-12 

Description: International P-30 power unit owned by the Darlington water works. The unit pumped 500 gallons per minute.

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