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Photograph

Rock School

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Shops along Main Street after the rain. On the left, there is the dentist office of S. A. Marlow, August Dreifus and Company Clothing - "shoes for the whol...

Date: 1956 

Description: High school.

Photograph

Former Flour Mill

Date: 1956 

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

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...

Photograph

Interior of Home

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior of the Daniel Brown home in Bloomington. Brown was a retail merchant. Mr. Zimmerman was a prominent lawyer, and one-time law partner of R.M La Fol...

Date: 1912 

Description: The facade of Ludden's Big White Store. The building features two bay windows, two stories, and two large display windows. The window displays umbrellas, d...

Photograph

Brown House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Pedestrian walking on the snowy street in front of Daniel Fitch Brown's house.

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man driving a carriage pulled by two horses is at the curb of the post office. On the street, there is the dentist office of H.H. Hancock, a bank, and J....

Date: 1899 ca.

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

Date: 1916 

Description: View of Main Street from the middle of the street looking down the street. Cars are parked on either side of the street. On the left side, there is a woman...

Photograph

Post Office

Date: 1921 

Description: A group of men stand outside of the post office. There is a parked car at the curb. A building is being demolished and there is a pile of rubble in the str...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1925 

Description: Rows of cars are parked at shops on Main Street. The shop signs (from left to right) are: Doctor R.H. Merrifield Dentist, Clem Meyer — Dry Goods and Grocer...

Date: 1956 

Description: House with typical extension in rear.

Date: 1956 

Description: School known as the "old stone school", the first public school building in Bloomington. The clock tower replaced the former bell tower.

Date: 1864 

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

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...

Postcard

Hotel Donnelly

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Hotel Donnelly. Men are standing and visiting on the porch. A sign on the corner reads "Hotel & Livery." Horse-drawn vehicles...

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