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Post Office

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Men, possibly postal workers, stand on the front steps of the local post office with crates and barrels in the foreground.

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from side of railroad tracks of a train at the Boscobel Depot on a snowy day. A crowd of people waits at the platform. There is a windmill in the dist...

Date: 1913 

Description: View from the road of fairgoers on front lawn of Union High School. Two automobiles are parked in the foreground.

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Description: Students pose outdoors in front of a clapboard one-room schoolhouse. In the background are an outhouse, fence, and trees.

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Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View down a commercial street. A man waits in a car outside H.B. Kness Shop. More automobiles are parked along the curb in the background.

Date: 1913-10-04 

Description: View from across the road of a large group of people on the front lawn of the Union High School during the second annual fair.

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Description: View over fence of a teacher wearing a large, dark hat posing on the front landing of a clapboard one-room schoolhouse.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Catholic church, residential homes, with hills and trees in the background.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Governor Nelson Dewey's house.

Date: 1909-07-12 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Norwegian Lutheran Church. Below is the handwritten text: "Norwegian Lutheran Church, Boscobel, Wis."

Date: 1913-10-04 

Description: View from road of fairgoers and cattle on the front lawn of Union High School.

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Description: View across school grounds of a teacher standing in front of a clapboard one-room schoolhouse. The grounds are surrounded by a fence and trees are in the b...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The home of Governor Nelson Dewey, built in 1842 and later owned by Miss Abbey Phelps.

Photograph

Business District

Date: 1925 

Description: View across street of the business district towards a general store, which has merchandise displayed in the large front windows. An automobile is parked in...

Date: 1910 

Description: A farmer is squinting against the sun while sitting on a low seat on a two-wheeled cart. Another team of horses are on the right. A large brick building is...

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Description: View up hill of clapboard school building with stone foundation. The teacher and students are posed along the railing of the porch. In the background is a...

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Description: View in field of dairy cattle grazing near men standing nearby. In the background is a crowd near a tent.

Map or Atlas

Potosi Sanborn Map

Date: 1884 

Description: Sanborn map showing the main street of Potosi, Wisconsin, with an inset for the Potosi Brewery.

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Description: Clapboard one-room schoolhouse with bell tower. There is also a shed, outhouse, and a small field with a fence on the school grounds. Two children pose on...

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Description: Books on display of students' school work. Teachers chose the best work of each student and compiled it into a "Specimen Book," which was returned to the c...

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