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Date: 1912 

Description: Wooden flood gate of a dam. Water pours over the gate down into a reservoir. There are signs on either post advertising the interstate fair in La Crosse on...

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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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an African American woman in a formal dress seated on a sofa. Photograph was taken by Berdette E. Akin, w...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1922 

Description: View down main street with storefronts on both sides, with large power lines along the sidewalks stretching into the distance, and a hill in the background...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the east side of Main Street, featuring a book and stationery store and a pool hall.

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: Train departing the Chaseburg depot, with steam coming out of the smokestack. There are buildings along the tracks, and in the background is a bluff.

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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...

Photograph

Mitscher in Parade

Date: 1945-07-12 

Description: Elevated view of Vice Admiral Marc Mitscher's car in a parade held in his honor. Hillsboro planned the celebration to commemorate the first time in ten yea...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of Jefferson Street looking east, with houses on either side.

Photograph

Young People's Hall

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Young People's Hall building. There are fields and a barn in the background.

Photograph

Apiary of Elias Fox

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Description: Backyard apiary of Elias Fox. Chickens are in the yard among the numbered beehives. Fox and family are posing standing in the background in front of a fenc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: This 20th century manuscript map, drawn on a printed township grid and copied from an 1878 map, shows landownership and acreages, roads, and streams in the...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Hillsboro City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from street of Hillsboro's City Hall. It was constructed in 1937 with assistance from a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project. The lowe...

Photograph

Temple Theatre

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of Temple Theatre's Art Deco Marquee and front of building.

Postcard

Hotel Fortney

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of Hotel Fortney, with a horse-drawn stagecoach parked outside.

Date: 1914 

Description: Exterior of the Farmers' Alliance Store. On the side of the building are two signs that say: "Horseshoe Tobacco."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Street scene of road going through a business district with cars and horse-drawn vehicles parked along the curbs. Storefronts and power lines are along the...

Photograph

Bank of Ontario

Date: 1921 

Description: View from street of exterior of the Bank of Ontario.

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