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Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Edna Kern, wife of Ernest G. Kern, hauling water in buckets to the hen house.

Date: 1946-09-02 

Description: Charles Dietz, a singer of English ballads, and song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.

Photograph

Prairie House

Date: 1925 

Description: Clothes dry on a line behind the Prairie House Inn north of Monroe. The house has an exposed stone lower level and a porch wrapping around the two sides w...

Photograph

At The Mailbox

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Edna Kern picking up the mail at the roadside mailbox.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: An exterior view of Cornish miners' houses along the side of a street.

Photograph

Washing Windows

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Edna Kern washing the windows outside her house. A cat lies on the lawn in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

Photograph

Residential Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view down a tree-lined dirt road in a residential area. Houses and sidewalks line both sides of the road, and pedestrians are in the far background.

Date: 1949-01-30 

Description: Aerial view of town, with a large building on a town square in the center. The edges of town are bordered by fields and farms.

Photograph

Group of Usherettes

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Usherettes perform Swiss folk dances for the annual William Tell Festival.

Date: 1924 

Description: View down sidewalk of two young girls standing at the base of the Soldiers Monument. There is a fountain near the monument on the right. There are benches...

Date: 1925-04 

Description: A church is in the distance at the end of the road. On either side of the street are homes and stores, with a street light suspended above the street in t...

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of commercial buildings, including the Brooklyn Mercantile Company, the Brooklyn State Bank, and a candy shop.

Photograph

Alvin Elmer

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Alvin Elmer, age 15, holds a model airplane and coal truck that he made. His teacher at Farmer's Grove School wrote on the reverse of the photograph, "This...

Date: 1940-08-20 

Description: Albert Mueller, his mother, and recording technician Robert Draves. Mueller was a Tyrolean zither player.

Photograph

Bird's Eye View

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Browntown. In the foreground are farm buildings.

Date: 1925-08-16 

Description: A chorus of men singing on stage with a crowd watching. A group of officials seated on the right. Rolling farmland in the background.

Date: 1908-08-18 

Description: View of Main Street looking east. Trees and telephone poles line the street next to a large two-story building. A bridge and sidewalk are visible in the m...

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Description: Casper Jaggi, on right, with cheese harp, and three brothers of the Erb family, (holding stirrers), standing outdoors at the Coldren Cheese factory. They a...

Date: 1963-05-19 ca.

Description: A small tree grows through a window-opening of stone wall of a ruined old commercial building.

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