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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: 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:  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: 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: 1922 ca.

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

Photograph

State Bank

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior from street of the State Bank. The building features a large plate glass window, double front doors, and a retracted awning.

Photograph

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:  date unknown

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

Date: 1925 

Description: View from street of three people posing in front of the printing office and shop.

Date: 1962-12-01 

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

Photograph

Tall Grass Stalks

Date: 1961-05-21 ca.

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

Date: 1909 ca.

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

Photograph

Old Mill

Date: 1909 

Description: View of the side of a mill. The mill has a large awning over a loading dock. A man with a beard and a hat stands near the side of the mill.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown, including river.

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...

Photograph

Tall Grass Stalks

Date: 1961-05-21 

Description: Tall grass in late sunlight.

Date: 1954-03-03 

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

Photograph

Octagonal Bandstand

Date: 1960 

Description: Bandstand and old town hall in the park.

Date: 1960-05-20 

Description: Black Earth telephone company maintenance truck in front of the local office.

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.

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