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Coumbe Homestead

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Coumbe homestead, home of John Coumbe, the first white settler in Richland County, who came to the site in 1838. The original buildings were log struct...

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Coumbe Homestead

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Coumbe homestead, home of John Coumbe, the first white settler in Richland County, who came to the site in 1838. This home was built in 1861-62; the or...

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Carnation Company

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Carnation Company condensery.

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Retail Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a dirt street. Cars are parked at the curbs along the shops. The shops include a post office, Ford repair shop, and furniture/rug store.

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State Bank

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from street of the State Bank, which is a two-story brick building with a flag flying on the roof. The windows on the first floor have stained glass d...

Date: 1924 

Description: View down middle of commercial street with many retail shops with sidewalks on both sides. There are automobiles parked near the curb and being driven alon...

Date: 1911 

Description: This 1911 map from the U.S. Post Office Department shows rural delivery routes, active and discontinued post offices, selected rural landowners and houses,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Alert Hall. Near the roof line is a sign with the date "1905". Posters are in the windows and a broadside is posted outside underneath a window...

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Lutheran Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of a church. The building features a steeple with a cross and arched windows.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Elevated view of various buildings.

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New Dam

Date: 1929 

Description: View looking down at the dam on the Kickapoo River. Houses are on the far side of the river, and chimneys are blowing heavy smoke. In the far background is...

Date: 1909 

Description: View across road of school children and a man and a woman standing in front of the two-story public school. There is a bell tower above the entrance. A num...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An intersection with buildings and a car parked farther down the street.

Date: 1922 

Description: View down an unpaved road with houses and shops on either side.

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Main Street

Date: 1909 

Description: View down unpaved road towards an intersection on Main Street. On the left is a two-story wood frame building with two men and a dog on the porch and poste...

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Viola Depot

Date: 1909 

Description: View down center of tracks along platform towards the railroad depot. Two men are standing on the platform near two carts. On the platform are two wooden c...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a high school with students and several parked automobiles.

Date: 1924 

Description: View of town. A barn and farmland are in the foreground.

Date: 1913 

Description: Exterior of the "General Merchandise - A.C. Hanold groceries" and the "garage and auto livery."

Date: 1946-08-25 

Description: Robert Novy's Opera House and Dance Hall, site of a recording session by Helene Stratman-Thomas.

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