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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...
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...
Description: Landscape through an aperture in sunlit trees.
Description: The tourist park in Black Earth, Wisconsin. Typically such facilities were free for motorists.
Description: Bandstand and old Town Hall in the park.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Black Earth.
Description: Team photograph of the Black Earth High School basketball team, winners of the Tri-County League championship.
Date: date unknown
Description: Black Earth hearse drawn by horses. Chris Schanel, the Black Earth undertaker, is driving.
Description: Two men stand on the sidewalk in front of a boardinghouse [?]. A man and a dog sit on the porch of the Valley House.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: The family of the Reverend John N. Fjeld (1818-1888) sits at a table in front of their wood frame house near the Vermont Lutheran Church. His wife Gunhild,...
Description: Bare tree in the rain.
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...
Description: View down dirt path through a wooded area. Beyond the trees are houses and buildings.
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...
Description: Black Earth telephone company maintenance truck in front of the local office.
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...
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...
Date: 1922 ca.
Description: Chris Schanel, undertaker, stands next to the back of his hearse. A home and trees are in the background.
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.
Description: A valley and farm in the vicinity of Highway F to the west.
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