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Photograph

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...

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.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View looking down Main Street with the St. Leon Hotel visible on the right.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down Main Street.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph views of a school building with children gathered outside.

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:  date unknown

Description: View of Prescott from Lake St. Croix.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A view of the "Mound".

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Photograph

Maiden Rock

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

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.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of several establishments along Main Street with people standing along the walkway in front of them.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view looking down towards a steamboat pulling a raft of lumber on the Mississippi River.

Photograph

River Falls College

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The State College in River Falls.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Map of Wisconsin, Pierce County.

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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: 1910 ca.

Description: Seven people gather around the fireplace at the home of Professor Jacobson, toasting marshamallows (probably).

Photograph

Lake Pepin

Date:  date unknown

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

Postcard

The Congo

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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