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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...
Description: The church was built in 1872.
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...
Description: House with typical extension in rear.
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...
Description: A water tower with a ruler indicating the amount of the water inside.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the town.
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...
Description: High school.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: House owned by Melvin Garthwaite of Bloomington, Wisconsin.
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...
Description: The exterior of the Congregational Church.
Date: 1873 after
Description: View of Bloomington by the pioneer photographer of the village, Frank Witcomb, sometime after 1873. There are buildings identified in the foreground on bot...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Pedestrian walking on the snowy street in front of Daniel Fitch Brown's house.
Description: The village, founded by Delos W. Taft, had its name changed to Bloomington in 1867. It had been named Tafton.
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...
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...
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...
Description: View of Main Street. F.L. Greer Dry Goods appears in the middle of the picture.
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