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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men are seated holding guitars, probably in a music store. There are more instruments on the floor in front of them and hanging on the wall behind them...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Artist's rendering of an elevated view of the first kindergarten, with children and a teacher gathered in front of the building. There are inset portraits...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the front entrance to the Dwight Foster Library.

Date: 1950-05-14 

Description: Portrait of Francis Garrity, Jefferson County district attorney and president of the Wisconsin District Attorneys Association. He is being urged to run for...

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Blumenfeld House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Blumenfeld house, home of David Blumenfeld, 811 N. 4th Street.

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Guitar Maker's Shop

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior of a guitar maker's workshop, with a workbench, tools, guitars, and other stringed instruments. In the foreground, there is a ghostly image of a...

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High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the facade and side of the building, made mostly of brick.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the front entrance to the Dwight Foster public library.

Date: 1952-02-13 

Description: Exterior view of the residence and yard of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Gafke, located in rural Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. The octagonal house was built in 1850.

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Bashford Farmhouse

Date: 1927 

Description: Exterior of the Bashford farmhouse.

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Second Grade Class

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: School #4, Second Grade class, Watertown, Wisconsin. Top Row: Esther Jaeck, unknown, Celest McGobrick, Frank Bomb, Edna Stevy, Ruth Archie, George Dame, Es...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Anti-woman suffrage poster that reads, "Danger! Women's Suffrage would double the irresponsible vote! It is a menace to the Home, Men's Employment and All...

Date: 1900 after

Description: Exterior view of Northwestern College. Young men pose in many of the windows. The building features a neoclassical style, with a columned porch and decora...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A man scrubs bottles in the back workroom of the Brennecke and Bergmann Pharmacy. Various other bottles and utensils are visible in the background.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Dwight Foster public library.

Date: 2005-07-12 

Description: "Hilary was our waitress at The Elias Inn, Watertown."

Date: 1959-07-29 

Description: Group portrait of Sister Mary Anastasia and two young girls at St. Colleta's School for Exceptional Children in Jefferson, Wisconsin. Sister Mary Anastasia...

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Ixonia School

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A brick, one-story country schoolhouse with two entrances, and an outhouse on the left. The schoolyard is fenced.

Date: 1912 

Description: View down street from the end of a bridge. On the left is a service garage, post office and millinery. On the right is a shoe and repair shops, and other c...

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