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Catholic Mass

Date: 1980-07-04 

Description: Catholic mass with Cuban refugees who had arrived as a result of the Port of Mariel exodus, and were housed at Camp McCoy.

Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Masonic temple.

Date: 1997 

Description: Cranberries fly off of a conveyor belt onto a large pile in the back of a truck during harvest.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View of the Drew family cottage on Lake Flora Dell. A caption of "The Cottage by the Sea" is to the left of the photograph, in addition to a decorative bor...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Water Street, looking north, featuring the Monroe County Bank in the foreground.

Date: 1928 after

Description: T. N19 R. 4W about section 19, McPeak farm. A 50 foot deep ravine is seen rapidly eating its way toward farm buildings.

Photograph

High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Cashton High School with bell tower. A woman looks out the window above the entrance, and a group of children and teenagers pose along...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Front view of train emerging from a tunnel. A hand-drawn border features two male figures running away from the train and reads, "The monster pursues."

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date:  

Description: Exterior view from road of the Sparta Public Library. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "Carnegie bldg., 1903, cost $12,000. Architects, Schick & Rot...

Date: 1965-05-31 ca.

Description: Sculptured Advertising Company (F.A.S.T. Corporation of Sparta is an outgrowth of Sculptured Advertising) with unfinished prop displays, perhaps made of fi...

Photograph

Tomah Indian School

Date:  

Description: Tomah Indian School with boys standing in front of the entrance sign.

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date: 1911 

Description: View looking down between railroad tracks towards the depot with an oncoming freight train on a third track on the far left. A group of people are standing...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks towards a group of construction workers posed near the east portal of the railroad tunnel near Tunnel City.

Photograph

Graded School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the graded school. There is a bell tower above the entrance.

Date: 1997 

Description: Men positioning floating booms to confine the cranberries so they can be harvested.

Photograph

"Pollywoggles"

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Several women and one man wade in Lake Flora Dell. Delia Drew King is second from left, in a white straw hat. A hand-drawn caption beneath the photograph r...

Date: 1858 

Description: View on North Water Street, showing the building in which the Bank of Sparta was founded.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View from inside railroad tunnel of four men walking near the entrance on railroad tracks. A hand-drawn border features a pennant with the letter "A" on it...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Laundry room at the State Public School, with large range equipment featured.

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