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Date:  date unknown

Description: View down the business area of Milwaukee Street with people and horse-drawn carriages in the distance.

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Hard-Time Party

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Pupils of the Northey School, District No. 7, pose with their parents at a Halloween "Hard-time" party at the school. Many in the group wear ragged or outd...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from train platform looking back toward Johnson Creek businesses and houses.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Pupils of the Northey School, District No. 7, pose in front of a brick wall at the school.

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Killing Hogs

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rheinhardt Schmidt, August Krueger, Alex Goetsch, and Fred Hannaman stand in front of farm buildings, next to hogs hanging from a tree.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: View of main street in Lake Mills. On the left of the image are the Fargo and Ostrander store, Farmer's Cash Store and Drugs, and A.J. Foster Harness Shop....

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William Leonard

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: William Richard Leonard, the director of the Northey School board, poses next to an automobile. He is wearing bib overalls and a cap.

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Rough and Ready Dam

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Rough and Ready Dam, a concrete electrical dam built in 1907. Men accompany a group of boys on the far bank of the river. One boy swims near...

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Ladies at Tea

Date: 1925 

Description: Group of ladies at an outdoor tea during "homecoming." Behind the woman on the left is a large spinning wheel. An American Flag is standing on the lawn in...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View of Fort Howard taken from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator with the dam and river. A tugboat is in the river above the dam.

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Octagon House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the spiral staircase inside Richards' Octagon House.

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Description: Gazebo in Library Park behind the Watertown Public Library. The gazebo has a clay tile roof, and there are also benches, trellises, and a fountain. A churc...

Date: 1900-03-18 

Description: Portrait of Jennie and Edgar Krueger at 11 months, 17 days. Edgar, wearing his father's baby clothes, wears the same waist his father wore when he was two...

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Hotel

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of the front facade and side of a hotel building. Two doors appear on the facade; the one at the left corner enters into a buffet. The door in the...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Front view of First Methodist Church, formerly Methodist Episcopal Church.

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Description: Large group of children and two women standing in neat rows with two women outside of fence in front of a brick building that appears to be a country schoo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of four generations of Krueger men. William and August are seated from left to right. Behind them, Alex stands holding Edgar. There is a fur rug o...

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Octagon House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the Octagon House's spiral stairway.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Pupils at the Northey School, District No. 7, read and work at their desks. Student artwork and other prints decorate the walls.

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