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Date: 1906 

Description: Brass marching band in uniforms and spectators at a Memorial Day parade. The band and spectators stand in the road outside city shops and business, includi...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Brenum Farmstead

Date: 1876-09-19 

Description: Brenum farmstead with cattle horses and agricultural equipment in view.

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down street of an intersection with railroad tracks and a streetlamp hanging from wires. There are storefronts on both sides of the street, and numero...

Date: 1876-09-19 ca.

Description: Left to right: Johannes Brenum (father), Peter, Bernt, Ole, Maria, Ingeborg (mother), Mrs. Margaret Larson (neighbor in plaid dress). Little girl is Minnie...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from a hilltop looking down at the village. On the hilltop, there is a small tree. In the village are homes, a church, shops, and in the far distance,...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse.

Date: 1950 

Description: Front view of Primitive Methodist Church, built in 1864.

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Description: The bi-plane constructed by Melvin Thompson during the years 1918-1920 on his farm near the former quarry in Lamont Township.

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City Hotel

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the City Hotel with a group of people posed near its entrance.

Date: 1913 

Description: View of the village during the winter. There are many homes, shops, several churches and open land. Many of the buildings are two stories high.

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Violet Jacobson

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Violet Jacobson, a student at Mud Branch School, District No. 2, poses on her family's farm with several calves. There is a barn and two other outbuildings...

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Azel P. Ladd

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: A sixth plate daguerreotype of Azel Parkhurst Ladd (1811-1854). Ladd was the Wisconsin state superintendent of public instruction in 1852. Oval framed quar...

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Description: Exterior view of the Darlington Public Library. Above the main entrance it reads: "Carnegie Free Library." Two trees frame the entrance of the brick and st...

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Main Street

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Storefronts on Main Street. Sign on building reads: "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer." Child standing at pump (water pump?) Two cars parked on street.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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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: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Lafayette County Courthouse during construction. The men are placing the last stone into position.

Date: 1922 

Description: The Pecatonica Battlegound marker, erected by the Rhoda Hinsdale Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution of Shullsburg and by the town of Wiota...

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Shullsburg Brewery

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Description: Exterior rear view of the Shullsburg Brewery.

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