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Date: 1925 

Description: View looking down street with cars parked along the curb. There is a team of horses with a carriage on the right.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Fifteen adults are seated around table being served coffee in the yard. One woman sits at the spinning wheel and another at a sewing machine. The Greek Rev...


U.S. Soldiers

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of troops marching on the road across the railroad tracks past the depot.



Date: 1962-12-01 ca.

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

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Students pose sitting sideways at their desks in the classroom for a group portrait. The teacher is standing in the back near a door.

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: 1960-07-24 ca.

Description: Laundry hangs on a clothesline and blows in the wind. There are fields behind, and low hills in the distance.

Date: 1913 

Description: Photographic postcard view of the aftermath of a train wreck. Survivors and onlookers are gathered on and around the railroad tracks.

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...

Date: 1909 

Description: View from shoreline of wooden bridge. There are homes and barns in the distance.


City Hall and Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across park of two-story City Hall, a wood building with what appears to be a bell tower, among trees. In the background on the left is a wood platfor...


Main Street

Date: 1925-05-25 

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


Horse-Drawn Hearse

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black Earth hearse drawn by horses. Chris Schanel, the Black Earth undertaker, is driving.

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.

Date: 1960-05-22 

Description: Two dead foxes hang from a barbed wire fence in a field.


Octagonal Bandstand

Date: 1960 

Description: Bandstand and old Town Hall in the park.


Maple Tree Trunks

Date: 1964-07-05 ca.

Description: A cluster of maple tree trunks in a shady grove. A wire is strung along the right side of the trees, with a coil of wire leaning against a tree trunk in th...

Date: 1954-03-03 

Description: Team photograph of the Black Earth High School basketball team, winners of the Tri-County League championship.

Date: 1929 

Description: The Penco Filling Station in Black Earth. Wisconsin. Entrances to the ladies rest rooms in the service stations of this period were typically outside the...


Lovers' Lane

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down dirt path through a wooded area. Beyond the trees are houses and buildings.

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