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Photograph

Rock School

Date:  date unknown

Description: The two-story stone schoolhouse. A flagpole hangs over the entrance.

Date: 1956 

Description: Corner of Canal and Congress streets, showing a building erected by James Sprague and Lyman D. Holford in 1880. Two stores occupied the ground floor, inclu...

Date: 1864 

Description: The village, founded by Delos W. Taft, had its name changed to Bloomington in 1867. It had been named Tafton.

Date: 1925 

Description: View down middle of Main Street. The right side of the street features: Bloomington State Bank, Ira Fox Meat Market, C.H. Enke, Sprague's Recreation Parlor...

Date: 1956 

Description: Two-story, brick Ballantine residence, with very tall grass in the foreground, and trees in the background.

Date: 1956 

Description: The building was erected after a fire which destroyed most of the Bloomington business section in 1897. The bank was acquired by Peter Woodhouse and Patric...

Date: 1956 

Description: House with typical extension in rear.

Date: 1916 

Description: Elevated view from the water tower. There is a laundry line in the backyard of the white house in the foreground. A car is driving down the road. In the di...

Date: 1921-05-26 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Trees can be seen to the right and left. Text at the foot reads "M.E. Church, Bloomington, Wis., N...

Photograph

Footbridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman stands on a wooden footbridge. There are homes in the distance.

Photograph

Former Flour Mill

Date: 1956 

Description: The stone building formerly housed the flour mill. The mill was established in 1852, but had pretty well gone out of business by 1895, by which time the po...

Photograph

Free Tourist Park

Date: 1925 

Description: The entrance to the Carthwaite Park tourist camp and picnic grounds. There is a sign for a filling station 1 mile ahead. A car is parked inside the grounds...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The "Rock School" building with children and teachers posed outside.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: D.F. Brown house during the spring or summer, with two elm trees, three children and a woman. A picket fence runs along the sidewalk in the front of the h...

Date: 1916 

Description: A hotel, barbershop [?], and post office. The hotel has a roofed porch and chairs. A man stands under the awning of the barbershop, and another man leans a...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View of Bloomington with a man looking over the vista.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Shops along Main Street. On the left, there is a Woodhouse and Bartley bank, a hardware store, Greer shoe store, J.B. Ludden general merchandise, a bank, a...

Date: 1956 

Description: House with typical extension in rear.

Photograph

Bird's Eye View

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bird's-eye view of Bloomington. In the open space, there are trees and a creek. In the developed area, there are stores, apartments, and barns. The buildin...

Photograph

Stand Pipe

Date: 1916 

Description: A water tower with a ruler indicating the amount of the water inside.

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