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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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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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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...

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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.

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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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View Down Dirt Road

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View looking down a dirt road to Gratiot.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The home of the Reverend Carl Christian Aas (1843-1898) and family. There is a rocking horse and baby carriage in the view. The stone house was the first p...

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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Creamery

Date: 1911 

Description: A view of the creamery and a residence on its second floor. A woman and two children at the foot of the stairs. A one lane road winding up the hill.

Photograph

Mazzuchelli Chapel

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Side view of window and side door on Father Mazzuchelli's chapel.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of Copeland Opera House sign and cornice.

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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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Mullen Mine #2

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lead and zinc mine

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Building used as a lodging house for the First Territorial Legislature held in Belmont in 1836.

Photograph

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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Mazzuchelli Chapel

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Front view of Father Mazzuchelli's chapel.

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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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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.

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