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Photograph

Pine River

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: View of a footbridge over the Pine River.

Photograph

Masonic Temple

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Masonic Temple on a street corner with lampposts. A large stained glass window and columns above the entrance. Automobiles parked near a service garage...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Richland Center.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

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...

Date: 1911 

Description: Interior view of the Carnegie Library, Richland Center, WI. Two people are seated at a table reading at the far left. A frieze decorates the wall above a d...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Posed studio portrait of Myrtle Bancroft, dressed in furs. Probably the wife of Levi Bancroft, a prominent figure in Wisconsin politics.

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: 1920 ca.

Description: Five men and one woman, possibly employees of the Kirkpatrick Cheese Factory, gathered in front of the factory building. A car is parked along the curb in...

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.

Photograph

Edith Wilk Willkie

Date: 1944-03-18 

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

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Photograph

Scenic View

Date:  date unknown

Description: View over river with a small bridge in front of the Carnation Factory with tree-covered hills in the background. Dwellings and fields are in the far right...

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...

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.

Photograph

Isolated Shack

Date: 1960-09-24 

Description: An isolated shack that was formerly an antique dealer's store.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of a Richland Center Public Library.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Methodist Episcopal church.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richland County Courthouse, across the street from the Park Hotel whose sign is visible on the left-hand side of the image.

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