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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1952-10-01 

Description: Combination Class B Retail liquor license granted to Emma Johnson of River Falls.

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Warehouse

Date: 1932 

Description: View of multiple old warehouses on the levee.

Date: 1938-07 

Description: Grasshopper bait mixing station at Ellsworth.

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Baptist Church

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Baptist church.

Date: 1885 ca.

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

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Farm Fields

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a farm, fields and hills near River Falls.

Date: 1899 

Description: Exterior view of a congregational church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Prescott from Lake St. Croix.

Date: 1928-10 

Description: Mrs. Nash-teacher. 1st Grade: Stella Larson, Donald Knutson, Joyce Allrich, Bernell Wetterlin, Bernard Martindale, Ruth Hanson and Edith Hanson. 2nd Grade:...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of Prescott including multiple buildings and a bridge.

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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Main Street

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Main Street.

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A Wisconsin Valley

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking down hill towards a tree-filled valley near Maiden Rock.

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River Falls College

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The State College in River Falls.

Date: 1985-01-28 

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

Date: 1886 

Description: View of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy railroad drawbridge and trestle.

Date: 1868 

Description: Stereograph view of the levee, with buildings in the background.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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