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Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The Theodore Vinger farmstead sits on gently rolling terrain. A painted sign on the large barn identifies the owner. At the time of the photograph, Martin...

Photograph

Cheese Factory

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View up road towards two men posing near the front of a cheese factory on a small hill; on the right a woman and two girls stand near a side door. Typical...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Bridge and hill in Darlington. The bridge has lamp posts.

Date: 1957-08 

Description: "Stairway to a Champ" float in a parade. The float includes the five cars raced by Van Steiner of Argyle along with his helmets and trophies. Van won t...

Map or Atlas

Map of Darlington

Date: 1850 

Description: Ink on paper. Shows local streets and Pekatonika River. "John M. Keep, proprietor."Original plat of Darlington as surveyed by Richardson on June 14, 1850....

Photograph

Corduroy Road

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Several old timbers are exposed on Mud Branch Road. A one-mile stretch of the road was originally constructed as a corduroy road because of "quick sand" in...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Multiple buildings, carriages, and pedestrians on Main Street.

Photograph

Highway 139 Paving

Date: 1933-09-22 

Description: Paving operation on the section of State Highway 139 in Lafayette County locally known as the Platteville-Belmont Road.

Date: 1896 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Darlington. Area bordered by Washington and North Streets, upper left hand corner, the fairgrounds, upper right corner, River Street, bot...

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down side of railroad tracks of locomotive pulling into the Belmont train station. A group of children stands at the platform.

Date: 1925 

Description: View down middle of street, with pedestrians and storefronts lining both sides. There is a meat market on the left. Automobiles are parked along the curb.

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior view of the Methodist Episcopal Church, a stone building with stained glass windows, a belfry, and a steeple. There is a house next door in the ba...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Water Street, looking west from the corner of Judgement Street.

Photograph

Mayne Hotel

Date: 1925-08 

Description: A mower and car stand in front of the dilapidated Mayne Hotel. Two boys look at the camera from the right of the car as two men talk near a wagon and buggy...

Date: 1900 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., on the back of his campaign train which is decorated with a poster for William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt national ticket,...

Photograph

Flood in Darlington

Date: 1948-02-28 ca.

Description: View up hill of cars driving in the flooded street of the downtown area. The downtown had also flooded in 1923 and 1937. The Pecatonica River rose rapidly...

Photograph

View of Argyle

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Probably one of the "Three different views of the village of Argyle, Wis." mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." A view of the town a...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: View down an unpaved road. On the right side of the street, two men pose at a gasoline filling station.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Copeland Opera House from across street.

Photograph

Commercial Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across unpaved road of storefront on Commercial Avenue after the rain. There is a butcher shop, F. Tallada Candy and Cigars, and a saloon. A streetlig...

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