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Date: 1915 ca.

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

Date: 1901-10-20 

Description: Outdoor portrait of the Gust Wendorf family posed in front of their home.

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.


Three Sisters

Date: 1903 

Description: An informal head and shoulders portrait of Helen Farnsworth Mears (1872-1916), left, and her sisters Louise Morilla Mears Fargo (1866-1925), center, and Ma...

Date: 1930 ca.

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


Main Street

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: One time location of Mary Hoffard house. View down dirt road, lined with houses, shops, and trees. A horse-drawn vehicle is going down the road.


Aztalan Museum

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Aztalan Museum after restoration. The building, originally a church with a steeple, was built in 1852.

Date: 1909 after

Description: A view of the facade and side of First Congregational Church. Its main entrance is part of the belfry structure. All visible windows are stained glass, dec...

Date: 1961-09-16 

Description: Winning dogs and their masters at the Lakeland Dog Training Club obedience trials at the Cambridge High School athletic field. Left to right are winners, f...


Description: Crowds of individuals assembled on the sides of the street to watch parading soldiers, and Native Americans riding horses. Looking east on Main Street from...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Dwight Foster public library.


Aztalan Museum

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Front view of the Aztalan museum.

Date: 1902 

Description: Portrait of Mr. Henry Scholz draped in a black cloth, surrounded by several funeral floral arrangements. The portrait is propped up against steps which are...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Jennie and Edgar Krueger (twins on right) and Effie Goetsch (Carr) playing with toys outdoors. Effie was the daughter of Ernest Samuel Goetsch and Anna Sch...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: View of the Sullivan Condensed Milk Company with railroad tracks and a train in front of the factory building.



Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the facade and side of St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church , made primarily of brick. The roof shingles contain various shapes.

Map or Atlas

Ft. Atkinson, Wis.

Date: 1893 

Description: This photocopy of a birdÂ’s-eye-view map shows illustrated houses and various buildings. Streets and the Rock River are labeled. An index to points of inter...


Cambridge Storm

Date: 1954-07-06 

Description: Gerual Simonsen's barn, on the edge of Cambridge, destroyed by a wind storm.

Date: 1950-08-22 

Description: View of Main Street showing stores, people and vehicles.

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