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Photograph

Valley House

Date: 1909 

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: 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...

Photograph

Flowering Tree

Date: 1960-05-22 ca.

Description: A roadside tree blossoms in springtime.

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,...

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...

Photograph

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...

Date: 1925 

Description: The tourist park in Black Earth, Wisconsin. Typically such facilities were free for motorists.

Date: 1876 

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

Postcard

U.S. Soldiers

Date: 1912 ca.

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

Date: 1922 

Description: View of the train depot. A train is stopped at the depot. An automobile is parked on the left. A train conductor and a man stand at the outside.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The Reverend John N. Fjeld, pastor of the Vermont Lutheran Church, enjoying coffee and a pipe with his family. His wife Gunhild on left (it could be his se...

Date: 1915 

Description: Exterior view of the church. The building features a bell steeple, stained glass windows, and double front doors. There is a fenced lot and a barn to the l...

Date: 1960-05-20 ca.

Description: Flowering tree in the rain. Several other trees are visible through the fog.

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: 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: 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: 1960-05-22 

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

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown, including river.

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.

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...

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