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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Hospital Care

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students care for a patient at the Fort Atkinson Hospital.

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Methodist Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Methodist Church. Children play with a wagon on the sidewalk in front of the church. Two sets of stairs lead to a side entrance and to a main...

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Milwaukee Avenue

Date: 1908 

Description: View of Milwaukee Avenue showing the D.A.R. Monument.

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Ward School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Ward Public School. The sidewalk leads to an entrance where a sign reads, "Public School."

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Octagon House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the octagon house. The caption below the photograph reads, "This house, built in 1849, is on Jefferson county trunk M, near Fort Atkinson. Its out...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Milwaukee Avenue. On the left side of the road, the Daughters of the American Revolution Monument, erected in 1907, can be seen among trees trea...

Date: 1953-07-18 

Description: Everett Robinson (left), Lake Ripley Country Club, Cambridge, and William Rhyme, Portage Country Club, examine the scoreboard before starting their senior...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A three and one-half story brick structure, entrance in the middle, and a flag pole on the left.

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Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down Main Street with a hotel and other businesses lining the road.

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down South Main Street. Houses stand on the left, surrounded by trees.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Congregational Church.

Date: 1884-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Fort Atkinson including South Water and Milwaukee Streets.

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Parking Lot

Date: 1962-07-21 ca.

Description: A parking lot underneath a newly developed block of stores. The Rock River is visible just beyond the parking lot. There is a bridge in the background.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fountain at Black Hawk Club House, Lake Koshkonong.

Date: 1952-02-13 

Description: View of an antique chest of drawers in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J . Gafke in rural Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. Hanging over the chest are four antique...

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Rock River Scenery

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man rows a boat beneath a covered bridge spanning Rock River. Factories, industrial buildings, and Saint Paul's Lutheran Church stand on the opposite ri...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view over the ox-bow of the Bark River in early morning. Buildings, dwellings and barns are in the foreground at the bottom of the hill, and a bri...

Date: 1953-07-18 

Description: Unidentified golfer at Koshkonong Mounds Country Club in Fort Atkinson, site of the 31st annual East-Central Wisconsin Golf Association tournament.

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Sherman Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Sherman Avenue looking west.

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