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Historical Essay

Hopewellian Human Figurine

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Human figurine fragment made of non-tempered, smoothed clay, c. 100 - 200 A.D., found at Pine River site, Richland County, WI (Museum object #2004.5.1)

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Home Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from unpaved road of the "Home Hotel", a two-story wood frame building with a balcony and a porch. Several flowers are planted in the garden and in po...

Date: 1931 

Description: Students of the Consolidated School, District No. 4, pose next to the school building with display boards prepared for an agricultural project. They have m...

Date: 1930 

Description: Exterior of the Church. The building features stained glass, double doors, and a tall steeple.

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Yuba Bohemian Band

Date: 1946-08-24 

Description: Members of the Yuba (Bohemian) Band posed outdoors.

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New High School

Date: 1909 

Description: View across lawn of the high school, which is a two and a half story brick building, and on the roof is a large round metal vent, and a belfry with a coppe...

Date: 1909 

Description: View across unpaved road of the Congregational Church. The wooden, one-story church has a weather vane above the belfry, which has a tall, roofed peak. The...

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Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: View of intersection towards a restaurant and grocery on the left, with dwellings and other buildings in the background. A group of people standing posing...

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Saloon

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across road of a man with his horse outside the Bar Room. There is a large circus advertisement with elephants and lions painted on the wall of the bu...

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Viola Court House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the "Viola Court House" — a small wooden building where one can find the Justice of the Peace. Posters on the exterior walls promote an up...

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New High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: The exterior of the high school. The building features a bell tower, tall chimney, arched doorway and Dutch/Flemish gable. There is a hand-powered well nea...

Date: 1946-08-25 

Description: Joe Yansky (Bohemian), a one-man band with an accordion and drums.

Date: 1944-03-18 

Description: Wendell Willkie giving a campaign speech in 1944 in the Richland Center High School gymnasium. There is a WIBU microphone with a sign for Wisconsin Network...

Date: 1909 

Description: View across unpaved street of front and left side of the M.E. Church. Stained glass windows are in the front of the church near the entrance, which has a f...

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Public School

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior view of the public school from unpaved road. The building is a two-story wood frame building with a flat roof and bell tower with a flag pole on t...

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Main Street

Date: 1909 

Description: View down unpaved road towards an intersection on Main Street. On the left is a two-story wood frame building with two men and a dog on the porch and poste...

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Christian Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down unpaved road towards the left side and front of the wood clapboard sided church. There are six arched windows along the side and in the front of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Church. The building has two entrances on each side of the corner.

Date: 1967-09 ca.

Description: View over cornfield of a cemetery on the side of a hill surrounded by a fence. On the hill behind the cemetery are more cornfields.

Date: 1946-08-25 

Description: Joe Yanksy (Bohemian), a one-man band with accordion and drums.

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