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Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: The still smoldering foundation of a burned brick building in the wake of a tornado that swept through the town. More debris can be seen in the background.

Postcard

Creamery

Date: 1928 

Description: Photographic postcard view across road of the creamery. The entrance is on the left and a loading dock is on the right.

Photograph

Tornado Debris

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Debris left after tornado. A portion of a roof from a collapsed building lies on top of the debris, including the wheels of a carriage or cart.

Date: 1912 

Description: Panoramic bird's-eye view. Identifiable businesses include: T.J. McNally Clothing & Shoes, M.J. Casey, The Winter Drug Store, Bank of New Richmond.

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Description: Exterior view of the Hudson Public Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with a gift of $12,000. The word "Library" is abov...

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Description: Letterhead of The Sanatorium Company, with a three-quarter view of the sanatorium building set into a background of flowers and banners proclaiming the ben...

Photograph

Moffat House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Moffat house, located at 1004 Third Street.

Photograph

Hudson High School

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Description: Exterior of the high school in Hudson, WI.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down street with storefronts on both sides. On the left, there is a tailor shop, Pundy's Cafe, Dubow's[?] Variety Store, a clothing store, and Vander...

Date: 1937 

Description: Toll house in Hudson showing two cars passing through.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Elevated view over water, perhaps Hatfield Lake, of damage to houses and property caused by a tornado. Groups of people are scattered throughout the town.

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Description: Interior view of the Hudson Public Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with a gift of $12,000. A reading table with high-...

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Baptist Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a Baptist church.

Photograph

Burkhardt Mill

Date: 1918 before

Description: A dam and small mill building on the Willow River. The plant, built by Christian Burkhardt as part of the Burkhardt Milling and Electric Power Company, ope...

Date: 1899-06-12 

Description: Stereoview of rescuers and onlookers standing among the wreckage in the wake of a cyclone. Bare trees, horses, houses, and a church steeple are in the back...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the high school. There is a cupola over the belfry and an arched doorway. Handwritten on the right: "Does this loo...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior view of St. John's-in-the-Wilderness Episcopal Church, looking towards the altar.

Postcard

St. Croix River

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the St. Croix River, Northwest Railroad, bridge, and part of the town of Hudson.

Photograph

"Daylight Store"

Date: 1917-01-21 

Description: Winter scene entitled "Daylight Store," New Richmond, Wisconsin. View down sidewalk with storefronts on the right cleared of snow, and a tall snowbank alon...

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