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Aerial View of Town

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The home of the Reverend Carl Christian Aas (1843-1898) and family. There is a rocking horse and baby carriage in the view. The stone house was the first p...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View of the interior of a small Lutheran church. A wood-burning stove is in the aisle between the pews, and a painting is hanging above the altar.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse, built in 1861.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Front of St. Augustine's Catholic Church.

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Civil War Shell

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: A shell of the Civil War period, recovered from the Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Mississippi, and presented to the First Capitol State Park by the GAR...

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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...

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Norman Peterson

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Norman Peterson, age 11, holds the reins of a team of horses hitched to a harrow. He is a student at the Mud Branch School, District No. 2. On the reverse...

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Dunn Residence

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The home of Justice Charles Dunn. In 1906 it was the farmhouse of Chris Cerdt.

Date: 1898 

Description: View of a mill pond with a group of three women and a man standing near the shore.

Date: 1944 before

Description: Scene painted on the side of a barn.

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Marty's Warehouse

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Marty's Warehouse from across railroad tracks. The warehouse building has large signs of painted lettering advertising the storage facilities. Rail...

Date: 1955 

Description: Building used as a lodging house for the First Territorial Legislature held in Belmont in 1836. East end 1st floor interior.

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State Highway 81

Date: 1980-11 

Description: View down road of intersection along State Hwy 81. The Frudden Lumber Company Paint Supply Store is on the left.

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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...

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...

Date: 1928-12-29 

Description: A team of two horses with a wagon, and a Farmall Regular tractor, stand next to farmers as they use a corn husker shredder outside a barn, possibly on the...

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Description: The staff of Hanifans' Flying School at Shullsburg where the enrollment during the 1950s was largely comprised of students on the G.I. Bill.

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Lead and Zinc Mines

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from road of lead and zinc mines and surrounding buildings.

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