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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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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...

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A. Rollins

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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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River Falls College

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The State College in River Falls.

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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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Description: Living room scene in the Jacobson home, with a blurred image of a man running in front of the camera. A woman sits at a piano while three men are posed at...

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Warehouse

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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Canty House

Date: 1938 

Description: View of the Thomas Canty house.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Map of Wisconsin, Pierce County.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Colorized view of the Maiden's Rock, as viewed from Lake City, Minnesota. This was the legendary lover's leap of Wenonah, the first-born daughter of Dakota...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State College.

Date: 1874 

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

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1893 

Description: Valley view of town buildings and hillside.

Date: 1868 

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

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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Description: View of Prescott from Lake St. Croix.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: State Normal School.

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Main Street

Date: 1880 ca.

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

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