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Barn Raising

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Seated group of women participating in a barn raising.

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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...

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Description: Interior view one of of Hillsboro's early libraries. The library was located in the back of Addie Lind's millinery shop where it connected to an adjoining...

Date: 1966-05-17 

Description: A fence made of old wagon wheels above a stone retaining wall.

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Toots Station

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Toots Sullivan (on left) and Emil Picha stand in front of the exterior of the Toot's Standard Gas Station at the intersection of Mill Street and Prairie Av...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Six men of the fishing colony on the shorelines of the Mississippi River. Numerous boats, logs, and fishing nets are scattered across the beach. Caption on...

Date: 2008 

Description: In 1933, Lester Proksch constructed this striking filling station in the small river town, at 201 North Main Street. Less's Service was opened in July of 1...

Date: 1945-06-28 

Description: Vice-Admiral Marc A. Mitscher stands with his mother, Mrs. Oscar A. Mitscher (left), and smiles at his wife, Frances Smalley Mitscher, after a reunion at h...

Date: 2008 

Description: Close-up of Coca-Cola sign, hanging above the front door of the now Tully Realty Office.

Date: 1922 

Description: View across street of children on the sidewalk outside the Coon Valley State Bank. At the end of the street, there is an automotive repair station.

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McSherry Cave

Date: 1929-07 

Description: View uphill towards the entrance to the McSherry Cave. A woman is standing at the entrance. Trees and shrubs are growing on top of the cave.

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Mill Dam

Date:  date unknown

Description: A wooden dam from across a reservoir. There is a bridge nearby.

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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...

Date: 1964-09-07 

Description: Farm buildings in the Coulee country, with old tractor in foreground.

Date: 1929 

Description: View across water of the General Allen steamer pushing barges down the Mississippi River. Men are on the steamer, and two more men are standing on t...

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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...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Display of a glass of beer, and a bottle of Heinie's Old Lager Beer bottle, and a bottle of Heinie's Strong Beer. There are cigarettes in an ashtray, flowe...

Date: 1912 

Description: Exterior of the German Lutheran Church. The sign says "Deutsch Kirche."

Date: 1945-06-28 

Description: Vice-Admiral Marc A. Mitscher sitting at the dining room table waiting for breakfast to be served to him, his wife Frances Smalley Mitscher (left), and mot...

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Interior of a Store

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of a clothing store looking towards front of store. In the foreground on tables are piles of folded pants. Bolts of cloth and shirts are on the ta...

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