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Photograph

Kinnickinnic Falls

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The Kinnickinnic Falls.

Photograph

Warehouse

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a warehouse on the levee, built in 1856.

Postcard

The Congo

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Congregational Church in River Falls, locally called the "Congo".

Photograph

Prescott House

Date: 1932 

Description: Exterior view of the Prescott House, an inn built in 1856 that served the nearby farmers until about 1870.

Date:  

Description: Billhead of Burnett & Pratt, "dealers in fresh, salt and smoked meats, fish and game in season," of River Falls, Wisconsin, with a group of livestock, incl...

Photograph

Maiden Rock

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across Mississippi River towards Maiden Rock. Railroad tracks are in the foreground.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of multiple buildings and piers taken from the Burlington Railroad bridge.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of a Methodist Episcopal church with children and adults lined up outside.

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Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State College.

Photograph

Point Douglas

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a steamer at Point Douglas going upstream on the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Main Street.

Date: 2008 

Description: Knute Bjornson originally built this house in the 1860's and in 1933, his grandson Cooney Bjornson reassembled the humble log building to house a gas stati...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A central view of Main Street.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Stereograph portrait of Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875) examining the sixth fragment of a 33 lb. meteorite found in Trenton, Washington County, Wisconsin...

Date: 1985-01-28 

Description: Farm family youth demonstrates to call awareness to the economic problems facing the family farm.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of steamboat on Mississippi River.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Main Street Building, which contained John Dudley's Dry Goods Store, a bank, and a drugstore.

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of Maiden's Rock at Lake Pepin. A steamboat is on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Black and white photographic postcard view across water towards three steamboats on the shoreline of the Mississippi River.

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