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Photograph

Public School

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front view of public school building with playground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Vermont Lutheran Church with a cemetery in the back.

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: 1909 ca.

Description: Horses and carriages parked on Black Earth's main thoroughfare.

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Scenic View

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from a bridge looking down a river.

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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.

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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: 1873 ca.

Description: Siri Rustebakke, center, sits in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning wheels. Original negative c109. Compare with D31...

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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.

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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...

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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.

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Horse-Drawn Hearse

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black Earth hearse drawn by horses. Chris Schanel, the Black Earth undertaker, is driving. In the background on the right a small pig is running near a fen...

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...

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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.

Date: 1954-03-03 

Description: Team photograph of the Black Earth High School basketball team, winners of the Tri-County League championship. Names, #7 Roger Karn, #4 Tom Wilkins, #10 Du...

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Clothesline

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.

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Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from a distance of the train depot. On the left a locomotive is parked along the train platform where a group of people are standing. In the center is...

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down an unpaved road with shops on either side. A horse and carriage is coming down the street, and another horse and carriage is parked in front of a...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Two woman sitting in Oak Hill Cemetery. Board fencing surrounds the graveyard and picket fences set off some of the headstones.

Date: 1962-12-01 

Description: A farm road between fields in late sunlight, looking towards Mounds Creek in the vicinity of CTH F.

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