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Date: 1874 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Map of Wisconsin, Pierce County.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fred Brendemuehl and Emil Lubich in front of Brendemuehl's feed mill.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and shows numbered plots, the public square, streets, Lake St. Croix and the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1900 after

Description: A view of the row of shops along Main Street, with J.W. Allard's store in the foreground. A group of men are visible down the street.

Photograph

Lake Pepin

Date:  date unknown

Description: View along Mississippi River shoreline towards bluffs along Lake Pepin, below Maiden Rock.

Date: 1893 

Description: Valley view of town buildings and hillside.

Photograph

Rest Stop

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A passenger bus makes a stop at the service station of Gustav H. Schwalen.

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Description: Billhead of J.H. Smith, a dealer in stoves, hardware, tinware, paints and oils, from Ellsworth, Wisconsin, with an array of hardware, including tools, silv...

Date: 1859 

Description: Typed text on back of photograph: "River Falls Rifle company, River Falls, Wis. Organized 1859, later fought with 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in Civi...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: A view of the vine-covered facade and side of North Hall at the State Normal School. Stone work decorates the top of the building and a flag flies from the...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Colorized view of the Maiden's Rock, as viewed from Lake City, Minnesota. This was the legendary lover's leap of Wenonah, the first-born daughter of Dakota...

Postcard

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of a street in a rural community's central business district. A biplane, printed into the background image, is flying low overhe...

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Description: Letterhead of the Hager City Telephone Company of Hager City, Wisconsin, with a line of telephone poles and wires connecting a man in a business suit sitti...

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.

Photograph

School Building

Date: 1900 

Description: Exterior view of a school building with a group of children and adults gathered in front.

Date: 1930 

Description: An aerial view of River Falls.

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.

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