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Tobacco Weeding

Date: 1968-06 

Description: Farmer weeding in a tobacco field.

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Farm Landscape

Date: 1966-05-18 ca.

Description: An upland field prepared for planting. In the distance, several farm buildings are visible beneath large storm clouds.

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Water Avenue Fire

Date: 1990-12-31 

Description: Firefighters battle a fire that engulfed Kruk's Drug Store and Hansen's Department Store. The pharmacy was to change ownership the next day.

Date: 1905 

Description: Eastman School students, along with a woman, pose outdoors in front of the school. An American flag is hung behind them on the side of the schoolhouse. One...

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Public School

Date: 1912 

Description: Exterior of the school, which has a bell tower. The word "boys" is painted on a fence behind the school

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Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across snow between two sets of railroad tracks towards the Readstown Depot on a winter's day. Two trains facing in opposite directions are on the lef...

Date: 1945-07-12 

Description: Vice-Admiral Marc A. Mitscher greets a young girl and her family at a parade held in his honor. It was the first time he had visited Hillsboro, his birth p...

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Railroad Tunnel

Date: 1924 

Description: View from railroad tracks through covered railroad tunnel in hill. A sign on a telephone pole on the right says, "Private Property / Thoroughfare / Keep Of...

Date: 1922 before

Description: Construction workers pose at the entrance of the public school during construction.

Date: 1912 

Description: View across road of a Norwegian Church, and a Public School next door. The church building features a tall steeple, lancet arched windows, gable roof, and...

Date: 1985 

Description: Exterior view of the Kickapoo Oil Company's corporate offices. A carved wood totem pole stands in front of the building. Headquartered in Hillsboro, the co...

Date: 1964-09-07 ca.

Description: View of a strip-planted cornfield. A grove of trees grows on a ridge in the background.

Date: 1960 

Description: Walter and Ionie Arms's grave marker in the shade of a tall bush at the Burr Ridge cemetery.

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A Busy Day, Retreat

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down dirt road of horses and delivery wagons parked near wooden buildings on the left. A group of people are assembled, some on the porch of a large b...

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Abandoned Farmhouse

Date: 1962 

Description: Abandoned farmhouse, rear view, along Highway 131.

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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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Highway 11

Date: 1928 

Description: A car drives across a metal bridge on Highway 11.

Date: 1930 

Description: View of a historical marker commorating Black Hawk's surrender in 1832, located on Highway 35.

Date: 1960-03-25 

Description: John F. Kennedy surrounded by Hillsboro High School students after a campaign speech. Kennedy, then a Senator, spoke at the Hillsboro High School Auditoriu...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Locomotive at the depot with what may be a coal car. The engineer is leaning out the window.

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