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Postcard

River Falls

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street River Falls as seen from a rooftop.

Photograph

Kinnickinnic Falls

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The Kinnickinnic Falls.

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.

Postcard

The Congo

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Photograph

Lake Pepin

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1930 

Description: An aerial view of River Falls.

Date: 1893 

Description: Valley view of town buildings and hillside.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Pierce County Court House.

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Harrisburg Church

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior view of church. Unknown County, it is most likely near Maiden Rock, Pierce County. There are long hills in the background.

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Photograph

Point Douglas

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Photograph

School Building

Date: 1900 

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

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View of buildings along the levee.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Methodist Church of River Falls.

Photograph

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:  

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...

Date: 1911 

Description: A college student sets out to class in zero degree weather. He is holding his books, wearing a hat and gloves, and has a scarf wrapped around his neck.

Date: 1922 after

Description: This map of Pierce County, Wisconsin, from the first half of the 20th century, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, villages, roads, railroa...

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