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Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of businesses lining Main Street. Signs on the buildings to the left advertise "Dentist," "School Books," and "Normal School Supplies. Drugs and Ic...

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Basement Work Bench

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Basement work bench on the Quinney farm.

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Marjorie Quinney looking towards the Quinney family farmhouse from a distant field.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the facade of the State Normal School. The middle section, including a bell or clock tower, is mostly obscured by trees.

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State Normal School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of "Old Main" at the State Normal School, founded in 1868. The view features a main entrance flanked by columns. A statue and a sundial stand on...

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Circus Hotel

Date: 1926 

Description: This old hotel was known variously as the Park, Brick, or Circus hotel and dates from the 1870s. The large brick structure has a front gable with fancy shi...

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The Attic

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: The attic of the Quinney farmhouse.

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School Exhibit

Date: 1925 

Description: An autumn exhibit and fair has been set up in the Centerville School. A post supports streamers which extend to the walls, and examples of needlework and c...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Elmer Willis Sesl (sp?) farm. The photograph has the term "Exhibit "B"" written on the front in ink.

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Delavan High School

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the high school.

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State Normal School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of "Old Main" at the State Normal School, founded in 1868. A dirt road leads to the main entrance, flanked by columns. A central tower is visibl...

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Whiting House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the Whiting House with its large harbor and boats.

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A Wisconsin Road

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a road next to a park, visible to the left. A gazebo stands in the background.

Date: 1892-07 

Description: Parade of men, women, and young people attending the second convention of the Wisconsin Loyal Temperance Union at Delavan. The LTL was a branch of the Wom...

Date: 1925 

Description: A display of autumn produce including corn, squash, cabbage and apples occupies a corner of the Centerville School. There are posters of animals, vegetable...

Date:  ca.

Description: Interior view of the chapel at the Wisconsin School for the Deaf. Rows of empty, bow back chairs face a stage, where more chairs are set up under bunting a...

Date:  

Description: Interior view of the White Memorial Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. A sign on a bookshelf rea...

Date: 1907 

Description: A map of Lake Geneva and Lake Delavan, including Lake Como.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Normal School located on Main Street in Whitewater. Text reads: Dec. 9 "Dear Duan(??): How would you like to trade schools? This is where I...

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