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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.

Photograph

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...

Date: 1954-03-03 

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

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Valley and Farm

Date: 1962-12-01 

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

Photograph

Lovers' Lane

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Tall Grass Stalks

Date: 1961-05-21 ca.

Description: A close-up view of tall grass stalks in a field, with trees beyond.

Photograph

Tall Grass Stalks

Date: 1961-05-21 

Description: Tall grass in late sunlight.

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.

Date: 1922 ca.

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

Photograph

Octagonal Bandstand

Date: 1960 

Description: Bandstand and old town hall in the park.

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Old Mill

Date: 1925 

Description: View along shoreline of a mill on a river. There is a man loading bags onto a cart at the front. There is a wooded hill on the right.

Photograph

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.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown, including river.

Photograph

Scenic View

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from a bridge looking down a river.

Date: 1909 

Description: View down the dirt road of Main Street. On the left, two men walk on the sidewalk near a store with a hand-painted "closing out sale" sign. On the right, h...

Photograph

Horse-Drawn Hearse

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1925-05-25 

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

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of the Amund Rustebakke farm. Twelve haystacks dominate the center of the image. Nearby, people stand next to a frame house, with the village of Black...

Date: 1928-11 

Description: Aerial view of Black Earth residential area and the surrounding countryside.

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...

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