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River Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: A boat rests along the shoreline of a river and town buildings are visible in the background on the opposite bank.

Photograph

The Jefferson House

Date: 1962-07-21 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Jefferson House, in business as a hotel since 1837. Several advertisements are posted on the hotel, along with a poster portrait of th...

Photograph

Scene on Rock River

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View of the west bank of Rock River from a bridge. The view includes the manufacturing plants of Jefferson Woolen Mills, incorporated April 2, 1856.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Jefferson.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of a high school taken from across the lawn. The three-story brick building features arch and circular windows, an arch entrance, trees, and...

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U.S. Post Office

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The U.S. Post Office with a Jefferson Community Fire Department truck parked in front.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A room in Forest Lawn Sanatorium is lined on either side with windows and holds a table, end table, and several wicker chairs. Potted plants decorate the...

Date: 1893 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Jefferson, looking north. Crayfish River at left and center, Rock River from upper center to bottom center, joins at left of center; thir...

Postcard

Rock River Dam

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: The Rock River Dam with the Woolen Mills building in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Trees, other foliage, and several dwellings surround the shores of Crawfish River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men stand on the platform of a railroad depot while others look out from the building's windows. Several commercial buildings stand in the background and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tables set with tablecloths, floral arrangements, and silverware stand in rows inside the dining room at Forest Sanatorium dining room.

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...

Date: 1949-01-22 

Description: Aerial photograph of the city of Jefferson.

Date:  date unknown

Description: River scene with views of the tree-lined shores.

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Description: Interior view of the Jefferson Public Library. The library opened in 1910 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with a gift of $10.000. Throughout the room are...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Jefferson House stands on the corner of a commercial block and features a first floor porch, second floor balcony, and an American flag flying from the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A wood bridge spans Crawfish River. The shores are lined with foliage, power lines, and several buildings.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A sectional view of Jefferson with numerous churches, businesses and residential homes.

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