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Photograph

Hillside Field

Date: 1960-05-22 ca.

Description: View of a newly planted field on a hillside. The edge of the field is shaded by a tree-lined ridge.

Date: 1925 

Description: View from street of the Patrons' Mercantile Company consumer cooperative. A group of men stand outside the building. A row of horses and carriages are park...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across street of the Patrons' Mercantile Company. The awnings advertise "general merchandise" and "harness and hardware." There are three horses and c...

Photograph

Oak Hill Cemetery

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Women with parasols in Oak Hill Cemetery. Thomas and Hannah Robinson's tombstones can be seen.

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Fence Line

Date: 1962-12-01 ca.

Description: A wooden snow fence lines a large field. Trees and hills are in the background.

Date: 1925 

Description: View across street of a group of men standing on the sidewalk in front of the bank. A streetlamp hangs from a utility line.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1925-05-25 

Description: Main Street with storefronts, automobiles, and horses and carriages parked along it.

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Flowering Tree

Date: 1960-05-22 ca.

Description: A roadside tree blossoms in springtime.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of several farms, including Burton's, Fitlen's and Rustebakke's. Field arrangements and fencing patterns are evident.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Chris Schanel, undertaker, stands next to the back of his hearse. A home and trees are in the background.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Amund Rustebakke, standing in doorway, and Siri Rustebakke, center, sitting, in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning w...

Date: 1876 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Black Earth.

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Croplands

Date: 1962-12-01 ca.

Description: A furrow of a newly plowed field, with a small tree-lined ridge visible in the background.

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State Bank

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior from street of the State Bank. The building features a large plate glass window, double front doors, and a retracted awning.

Photograph

Six Men on Street

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Group portrait of 6 men standing in the street. Behind them are store fronts in downtown Black Earth.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Two women and a man stand in a garden that has trellises with Greek Revival frame house in background. The house has a small one story addition in back. Fa...

Photograph

Valley and Farm

Date: 1962-12-01 

Description: A valley and farm in the vicinity of Highway F to the west.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown, including river.

Date: 1963-10-20 ca.

Description: A small herd of Holstein cows graze in a field. Beyond the cows are cornfields, and in the background are trees on a small ridge line.

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Two Trees

Date: 1960-07-31 ca.

Description: A truncated tree and leafy tree contrast each other along Highway FF. There is a field and hill in the background.

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