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Bird's-Eye View

Date: 1925 

Description: View of a church, field, and cemetery from a hilltop. A car drives down the road in the lower-right corner.

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Description: Interior view of the Hillsboro State Bank, which was open from 1902 to 1932 when it merged with Farmer's State Bank. The man leaning on the counter is thou...

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Apiary of Elias Fox

Date:  

Description: Backyard apiary of Elias Fox. Chickens are in the yard among the numbered beehives. Fox and family are posing standing in the background in front of a fenc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Locomotive at the depot with what may be a coal car. The engineer is leaning out the window.

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Barn Raising

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Group of barn raising participants posed in front of the structure in progress.

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Toots Station

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Toots Sullivan (on left) and Emil Picha stand in front of the exterior of the Toot's Standard Gas Station at the intersection of Mill Street and Prairie Av...

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Public School

Date: 1922 

Description: Exterior view of a two-story public school. The basement windows are broken. A tree and a house are on the left in the background. Stacks of fuelwood are o...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Fishing implements on the shoreline of the Mississippi River, and a bluff in the background.

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Depot

Date: 1912 

Description: Train at Coon Valley depot. Several men stand on the platform. The depot has a water tank. There are advertisements for Pearl White Soap, the inter-state f...

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Barn Raising

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Seated group of women participating in a barn raising.

Date: 1963 

Description: View from street of group of local boys taking part in a celebration of National Bicycle Week. Members of the Shaker-Callaway Post of the VFW were on hand...

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State Bank

Date: 1912 

Description: View from across the intersection of Coon Valley State Bank, D.O. Stevlingson - the Gotzian Shoe, and the Restaurant Colonial. A horse and buggy is tied at...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Elaborate roof trusses are exposed as a massive Gothic-roofed barn is raised.

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State Bank

Date: 1912 

Description: Exterior of the Chaseburg State Bank.

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Downtown Hillsboro

Date: 1908 

Description: View across unpaved street of people, horses and wagons, and businesses on one side of Water Avenue, the heart of Hillsboro's downtown and business distric...

Date: 1985 

Description: Exterior view of the Kickapoo Oil Company's corporate offices. A carved wood totem pole stands in front of the building. Headquartered in Hillsboro, the co...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Six men of the fishing colony on the shorelines of the Mississippi River. Numerous boats, logs, and fishing nets are scattered across the beach. Caption on...

Date: 1912 

Description: View across road of a Norwegian Church, and a Public School next door. The church building features a tall steeple, lancet arched windows, gable roof, and...

Date: 1914 after

Description: Exterior of the Valecia Condensery Milk Company factory. The company's sign is painted on the crow-stepped gable wall of the factory. The sign reads, "Vale...

Date: 2008 

Description: In 1933, Lester Proksch constructed this striking filling station in the small river town, at 201 North Main Street. Less's Service was opened in July of 1...

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