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Photograph

Rest Stop

Date: 1925 ca.

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

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Main Street Building, which contained John Dudley's Dry Goods Store, a bank, and a drugstore.

Date: 1893 

Description: Valley view of town buildings and hillside.

Date: 1880 

Description: Bird's-eye map of River Falls.

Photograph

Farm Fields

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1985-01-28 

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

Photograph

Fortune's Car

Date: 1928 

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

Photograph

A Wisconsin Valley

Date:  date unknown

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

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Black and white photographic postcard view across water towards three steamboats on the shoreline of 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...

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Warehouse

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a warehouse on the levee, built in 1856.

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...

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

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.

Date: 1938-07 

Description: Grasshopper bait mixing station at Ellsworth.

Photograph

Canty House

Date: 1938 

Description: View of the Thomas Canty house.

Date:  date unknown

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

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