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Park Hotel

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Park Hotel and surrounding streets.

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Miller's Grove

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of bridge at Miller's Grove.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of North Sheldon Street with an automobile parked along its left side.

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Description: Exterior view of the Richland Center Public Library. The library opened in 1905. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: " Claude + Stark architects, Madis...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Methodist Episcopal church.

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Edith Wilk Willkie

Date: 1944-03-18 

Description: Edith Wilk Willkie (Mrs. Wendell L. Willkie) holding a bouquet of flowers.

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Coffee Shop

Date: 1960-05 

Description: Two women serving coffee to customers at a coffee shop. Richland Center, Wisconsin.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Elevated view of various buildings.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: West Side Footbridge.

Date: 1944-03-18 

Description: Wendell Willkie conferring with Assembly Speaker Vernon Thomson (R-Richland Center). Thomson is a candidate for delegate-at-large on the Willkie slate.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tally sheet for the Assembly vote on David James's suffrage referendum bill. Photograph of the voting record of the Wisconsin Assembly on the measure to...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View looking down Main Street, filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Ruins of the old high school building in Richland Center.

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Pine River

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: View of a footbridge over the Pine River.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A panoramic view of the Richland Center business district.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of Court Street looking west.

Date: 1976 

Description: A. D. German Warehouse, 330 S. Church Street, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, now used as a center for human history, arts, crafts, and architecture.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Main Street with automobiles lining either side. An ice cream parlor is visible on the right side, as are a dry cleaning and tailoring bu...

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James Sisters

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Formal oval-framed group portrait of Vida James, Ada James and Beulah James. Ada James (center back) later became active in the Wisconsin Women's Suffrage...

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