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Description: Interior view of Hofmeister's Liquor Store. John Hofmeister is standing and holding up a bottle next to the cash register.

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Description: Interior view of the Hillsboro State Bank, which was open from 1902 to 1932 when it merged with Farmer's State Bank. The man leaning on the counter is thou...

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Business District

Date: 1912 

Description: View from road of men and women posing at the entrance of a general store. Horses and wagons are at the curb. The store advertises Jewel paints, Climax tob...

Date: 1945-07 

Description: Vice Admiral Marc Mitscher stands with suitcases in hand upon his arrival in Hillsboro. It was the first time in ten years that the military commander had...

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Scenic View

Date: 1924 

Description: A road intersection in a rural area. A tree and a shed on the left. A general store in the back. A house, a shed and a cornfield on the right.

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Side Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two boys, barefoot and in overalls, stand in the middle of the unpaved street. A boy on a fence and a man on a bicycle are near the curb. The shops on the...

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Mitscher Honored

Date: 1945-07-12 

Description: Vice Admiral Marc Mitscher, wearing his uniform, is being presented with a flag of the State of Wisconsin by an unidentified man, who is also wearing a uni...

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Street Scene

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Horse and wagons along the street. There is a small child walking in the lower-left corner. There are advertisements for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and...

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Tobacco Weeding

Date: 1968-06 

Description: Farmer weeding in a tobacco field.

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Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View down an unpaved road. There is a hotel and automotive repair shop on the street. Pedestrians walk along the sidewalk.

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Farm Buildings

Date: 1966-05-17 ca.

Description: Several farm outbuildings on a hillside. A grove of trees line the hilltop behind the buildings.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Viroqua Public Library.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Fishing implements on the shoreline of the Mississippi River, and a bluff in the background.

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Description: Group portrait of five local youth showing off a record breaking catch of thirty large Carp hanging on a stringer. Town elders, all men, pose in the backgr...

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Hillsboro Mill

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from dirt road of a group of people (possibly employees) standing around the loading dock of the Hillsboro Mill. There is a steep, snow-covered hill i...

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Bird's-Eye View

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view from bluff of Chaseburg. The train depot is at the bottom of the frame.

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Wooded Valley

Date: 1964-09-07 ca.

Description: View of a tree-filled valley. Two large trees, one alive and one dormant, are prominent above the tree line.

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view of Coon Valley from a hilltop. Trees are on either side of the frame. In the city, there is a cemetery, church, and field of crops.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Side view of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.

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