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Description: A bird's eye view overlooking the Mississippi River, sand bars, the railroad bridge, surrounding forests and wetlands.
Description: An old log house in the woods at Nelson Dewey State Park surrounded by oak trees.
Description: A winding walkway through a park.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Governor Nelson Dewey's house.
Description: Texaco gas station on the left and cars parked on the road next to buildings in downtown Beetown. The road is rutted and muddy with puddles. Several signs...
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: A girl wearing bloomers and long stockings performs a headstand as other girls look on. One of the bystanders is also wearing athletic clothes under her co...
Description: Gophering, or prospecting for lead using a Windlass at Maplewood Farm.
Description: View down commercial Main Street, looking north. A blurry pedestrian is crossing the street along what appear to be railroad tracks. There is a painted adv...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The home of Governor Nelson Dewey, built in 1842 and later owned by Miss Abbey Phelps.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Tyler School District No. 1. Students pose outdoors near school.
Description: A bell tower stands atop the one-story, clapboard sided Dyer School, District No. 1.
Description: Office-reception room in the Nelson Dewey house.
Description: An exterior view of the old brewery at Potosi. A man is walking down the street toward the building.
Description: Vignetted quarter-length studio portrait of Laura James, in profile. She is the mother of Ada James.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Grant County Court House.
Description: View across railroad tracks of a two-story clapboard schoolhouse with bell tower. Groups of children pose outside and another group of children look out on...
Description: Cars are parked at the curbs along the shops. The visible shop signs are Guernsey Restaurant, Ludden's, Ludden's Store for Men, Billiard Hall, The Sanitary...
Description: View down commercial Main Street looking south. A buggy travels down the dirt road.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Interior of a lead mine. The five miners are holding candles or lanterns.
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