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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin
Description: Portrait of Josh Sanford as a child with his mother, Maude Decorah. Sanford served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and is credited with being the only Na...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Dam near Elroy.
Description: An unpaved street in Elroy, Wisconsin.
Description: View of local residents standing in the grass watching the Circus World Museum Train pass through Elroy and Union Center. The train, which did not normally...
Description: View of an Elroy alley from Cedar Street. The deteriorating garage in the foreground is of an unusual design.
Date: date unknown
Description: View of the Chicago North Western Railroad Roundhouse in Elroy. There are several train cars sitting on multiple sets of railroad tracks on the left. There...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Main street with horse and buggies.
Description: A man with a tractor attempts to pull a truck out of deep mud. Two men stand on the bed of the truck, and another man sits on the front of the tractor. The...
Description: Men with a tractor attempt to pull out a car stuck in the mud on an early road.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Interior of Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, looking down the aisle of pews towards three altars. The left altar depicts Mary, the right altar depict...
Description: Portrait of Josh Sanford in Native American dress as a child. Sanford served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and is credited with being the only Native A...
Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railroad train crossing the Elroy-New Lisbon Road (Highway 80).
Description: Bird's-eye map of Elroy.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View of downtown Elroy, with a church steeple and buildings.
Description: Elevated view of the roundhouse for the Chicago North Western Railway, one of two Elroy roundhouses during the railroad boom. This roundhouse has 20 stalls...
Description: Interior view of the Elroy Public Library. The library opened in 1908 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with $10,000. On the lower right the cardboard back...
Description: Shows city limits, plat of town, local streets, railroads, and Baraboo River. "Revised by Mid-State Associates, Baraboo, Wisconsin, April 6, 1965" Upper ri...
Description: Elevated view abouve train of downtown Elroy.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View down Main Street. The wide street has cars and trucks parked along the curbs on both sides. The Elroy Post Office is on the corner on the right. Furth...
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