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Bank of Ontario

Date: 1921 

Description: View from street of exterior of the Bank of Ontario.

Date: 1907-07-22 

Description: Caption on bottom right reads: "Wash Out on H.&N.E RY. July 22, 07." View down three sets of damaged railroad tracks towards men standing near a passenger...

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Description: Interior view of the Hillsboro Canning Plant. A row of female and male workers are standing amongst the plant's corn processing machinery. The women have t...

Date: 1960 

Description: Walter and Ionie Arms's grave marker in the shade of a tall bush at the Burr Ridge cemetery.

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Rudy Lein

Date: 1943 

Description: Rudy Lein, owner of the Standard Oil Gas Station, standing next to an air pump outside of the station. He wears a Standard Service cap and a bowtie. Behind...

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Hansberry Hospital

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter view from yard of Hansberry Hospital, Hillsburo's first hospital which was established by P.H. Hansberry in 1914. Two women stand on the left...

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Hillsboro Trolley

Date: 1911 

Description: Composite photograph of a trolley traversing Hillsboro's Main Street. Hillsboro did not actually have a streetcar; the image of the trolley was taken from...

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Bird's-Eye View

Date: 1925 

Description: View of Coon Valley. Tall plants cover the lower portion of the frame. The landscape is includes homes, fields, and hills.

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Dam

Date: 1915 

Description: Wooden dam on a river. Trees and hills are in the background.

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Hillsboro Railroad

Date: 1908 

Description: View down railroad tracks towards a locomotive at the Hillsboro Train Depot. The Hillsboro and Northeastern Railroad was built in 1903 and was a short trac...

Postcard

Genoa State Bank

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Genoa State Bank with a small group of people gathered on its porch.

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"West of Broadway"

Date: 1931-11 

Description: A group portrait of the cast of "West of Broadway" at the Hillsboro Opera House.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of an L-shaped stone barn. Piles of sand, broken wood and an old plow are in the foreground.

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Red Mound Creamery

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from dirt road of a creamery. Two milk cans stand on a small loading dock. The road continues on through woods in the background.

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Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down tracks towards a locomotive pulling a passenger train into the depot. A conductor stands in an open door. Another conductor and passengers stand...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the historic site marker on Highway 35 indicating the location of Bad Axe Battlefield.

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Description: Group portrait of five local youth showing off a record breaking catch of thirty large Carp hanging on a stringer. Town elders, all men, pose in the backgr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter plate ambrotype portrait of Colonel Cyrus Marion Butt (b. 1833) of Viroqua. Col. Butt is seated sideways in a chair with one hand in his lap and on...

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Description: Otto and Mathilda Hammer in their large garden outside their home. Otto Hammer helped build the first sawmill in Hillsburo in 1855.

Date: 1957-04 

Description: Three men from the Arms family make maple syrup outdoors. From left to right are Lewis, Bernard, and Otis Arms.

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