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Spreading Lime

Date:  

Description: In a cloud of dust, two farmers spread lime on the field of C. Morris, Green Lake, with an endgate spreader drawn by a team of horses.

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Postcard

Draw Bridge

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A draw bridge in Princeton.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a swimming pool at Lawsonia Country Club, which opened to the public in 1930. Two diving boards can be seen on one end of the pool. Tables and ch...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Congregational Church

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Description: Letterhead of J.A. Walker, manufacturer of Havana cigars in Markesan, Wisconsin, with a lighted cigar trailing a wisp of smoke over a stippled rectangle an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stairs lead from the sidewalk to a columned porch at Yates Memorial Hospital. Three girls play with a wagon on the sidewalk near the entrance.

Photograph

Dering's Resort

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Dering's Resort, located in a wooded area. Past a road, a resort cabin can be seen with a small garden and bird bath.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of the courthouse.

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Mitchell's Glen

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Mitchell's Glen, formerly owned by S.D. Mitchell. Rock formations can be seen in a wooded area.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Interior of the Sherwood Forest Hotel dining room. Men and women are seated at a table for a meal, and the uniformed waitstaff stand to the left.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Lawsonia Country Club Hotel, which opened to the public in 1930. Outside the building, stairs lead to the shore of Green Lake.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: People relaxing, and sitting around the pool at the Baptist Assembly Grounds.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Exterior of the courthouse.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A boy and girl lean from a window on the third floor of the Frank H. Russell Glove Company building. The structure was constructed in 1910.

Postcard

Huron Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Huron Street, looking east.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of recreated stencil work on auditorium walls of Thrasher Opera House, featuring bows and flowers.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: View down road towards the exterior of a large brick church with a stone foundation, belfry and steeple. A group of people stand in front of the white boar...

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Description: View of the Fox River. A railroad track on the right bank extends toward buildings of the city.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A map of Green Lake County, Wisconsin, shows township divisions, villages and post offices, railroads, roads, lakes and streams, schools, and churches. App...

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