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Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of Prescott including multiple buildings and a bridge.

Date: 1859 

Description: Typed text on back of photograph: "River Falls Rifle company, River Falls, Wis. Organized 1859, later fought with 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in Civi...

Date: 1922 after

Description: This map of Pierce County, Wisconsin, from the first half of the 20th century, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, villages, roads, railroa...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of multiple buildings and piers taken from the Burlington Railroad bridge.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down Main Street.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Hager City Telephone Company of Hager City, Wisconsin, with a line of telephone poles and wires connecting a man in a business suit sitti...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Elmwood.

Postcard

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of a street in a rural community's central business district. A biplane, printed into the background image, is flying low overhe...

Photograph

Prescott House

Date: 1932 

Description: Exterior view of the Prescott House, an inn built in 1856 that served the nearby farmers until about 1870.

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Description: Billhead of J.H. Smith, a dealer in stoves, hardware, tinware, paints and oils, from Ellsworth, Wisconsin, with an array of hardware, including tools, silv...

Photograph

Warehouse

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a warehouse on the levee, built in 1856.

Date:  

Description: Living room scene in the Jacobson home, with a blurred image of a man running in front of the camera. A woman sits at a piano while three men are posed at...

Photograph

A. Rollins

Date:  

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of A. Rollins from River Falls, Wisconsin in Civil War era uniform. His company and regiment are unknown.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Prescott from Lake St. Croix.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of a Methodist Episcopal church with children and adults lined up outside.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The view of the Lake Front from the water.

Photograph

School Building

Date: 1900 

Description: Exterior view of a school building with a group of children and adults gathered in front.

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Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of several establishments along Main Street with people standing along the walkway in front of them.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Methodist Church of River Falls.

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