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Date: 1875 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

Lake Pepin

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Warehouse

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Postcard

River Falls

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Map of Wisconsin, Pierce County.

Date: 1938-07 

Description: Grasshopper bait mixing station at Ellsworth.

Photograph

Kinnickinnic Falls

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The Kinnickinnic Falls.

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:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of steamboat on Mississippi River.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  

Description: Billhead of J.H. Smith, a dealer in stoves, hardware, tinware, paints and oils, from Ellsworth, Wisconsin, with an array of hardware, including tools, silv...

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Postcard

The Congo

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Photograph

Point Douglas

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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: 1872 ca.

Description: State Normal School.

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Photograph

Warehouse

Date: 1932 

Description: View of multiple old warehouses on the levee.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Chas. Fresse of Ellsworth, Wisconsin, a dealer in harnesses, saddles, and other equestrian equipment, printed in dark blue ink, with an image...

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