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Date: date unknown
Description: View of the public school from across a yard.
Description: View of the church buildings from across the intersection.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: An unpaved Potosi street in winter. There are unidentified men standing in front of a building, and in the distance a couple of carriages with horses.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A view of the State Mining School. This maple tree was planted in 1869 by, Professor Charles H. Allen, Professor Duncan McGregor, and Melvin Grigsby.
Description: View down Wisconsin Avenue. Pedestrians are on the sidewalks, and there are shops signs for "Chas A. Blair - Lunch and Shortorders - News Stand." A banner...
Description: Exterior of the catholic parochial school.
Description: View over town, including hotel and church, towards the Mississippi River. The far shoreline and bluffs are in the distance.
Description: The exterior of the Congregational Church.
Description: A view of the plaque on a maple tree outside the State Mining School. It reads "Planted April 1869 by Professor Charles H. Allen, Professor Duncan McGregor...
Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Conrad Schmitt family. Sherwin and Emma (nee Schmitt) Gillett are standing on the far left. Sherwin is holding infant son, Lo...
Description: Man sitting in driver's seat of a Skelly Truck promoting itself with banners and streamers. In the background on the right is a church.
Description: Two-story, brick Ballantine residence, with very tall grass in the foreground, and trees in the background.
Description: Large group of school children and adults posed outside. Some of the students are holding banners.
Description: Black and white postcard of an elevated view of the Old Covered Bridge crossing the Wisconsin River. The bridge appears on the left and the river on the ri...
Description: Fair goers gather in front of Union High School.
Description: One-room clapboard school building with bell tower. Field and trees are in the background.
Description: View down sidewalk towards a sign that says "... and Lodging England's" for a boarding house is on the extreme left. Next to the sign is a building with a...
Description: This store, which was originally built in 1840 (and rebuilt after an 1877 fire) was bought in 1891, by Samuel Kerr who continued to sell sugar, flour, mola...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The cruiser is tied-up on the beach shore.
Description: View across road of the Mount Ida post office and general store. A man is sitting on the porch.
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