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Date: 1874 

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

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...

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Slippery Elm

Date: 1965-04 

Description: A spreading specimen of Ulmus rubra dwarfs a small house in the background. This tree, with a trunk circumference of 16 feet 5 inches, was the subje...

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of steamboat on Mississippi River.

Date: 1930 ca.

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

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River Falls College

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The State College in River Falls.

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Callahan Home

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the childhood home of John M. Callahan, State Superintendent of Schools.

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A. Rollins

Date:  

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of A. Rollins from River Falls, Wisconsin in Civil War era uniform. His company and regiment are unknown.

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Point Douglas

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1908-07 

Description: View of a levee, with buildings on the left.

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Round Barn

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field of a round barn with cows grazing in the pasture in front. Built by John Warren, Menominee.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Prescott from Lake St. Croix.

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Fortune's Car

Date: 1928 

Description: George Fortune of River Falls sitting in his new car, with his dog in the back seat.

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Baptist Church

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Baptist church.

Postcard

River Falls

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street River Falls.

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Maiden Rock

Date:  date unknown

Description: A stereoscopic view from the shore of Maiden Rock in Lake Pepin.

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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: 1905 ca.

Description: The view of the Lake Front from the water.

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