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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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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...

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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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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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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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Yuba Bohemian Band

Date: 1946-08-24 

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

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State Bank

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from street of the State Bank, which is a two-story brick building with a flag flying on the roof. The windows on the first floor have stained glass d...

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A Pretty Street

Date: 1909 

Description: View down the sidewalk of a residential neighborhood of two-story wooden houses with porches, turrets, and young trees on the lawns and terraces.

Date: 1946-08-25 

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

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Students and their teacher, Gladys Hofseth (back row, far right), pose outside Eagle Corners School. The school is a wood frame building with an enclosed p...

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Description: Ada [& friend] Charlie. Ada pretends to shoot an apple from the head of her friend Charlie, who poses with arms folded. There is a painted backdrop behind...

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High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the high school. The building features a bell tower, tall chimney, arched doorway and Dutch/Flemish gable. On the surrounding lawn, there is a...

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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: 1946-08-25 

Description: Helene Stratman-Thomas and members of the Yuba band, many of whom had played together for forty years: Otto and Wincil Stanek, clarinet; George McGilvery a...

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Creamery, a small wood frame building. Two workmen wearing overalls are standing on the drive in front. Behind them next to the entran...

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Mathew's Drug Store

Date: 1927 

Description: View from street of Mathew's Drug Store, which is a two-story brick building with large display windows on the first floor. A number of people are on sidew...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Alert Hall. Near the roof line is a sign with the date "1905". Posters are in the windows and a broadside is posted outside underneath a window...

Date: 1946-08-25 

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

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