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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: 1885 ca.

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

Photograph

Point Douglas

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Photograph

Rest Stop

Date: 1925 ca.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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.

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of town.

Date: 1952-10-01 

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

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Description: Interior view of the State Normal School Library in River Falls. Below the image it reads: "Beautiful New Library, State Normal School, River Falls, Wiscon...

Photograph

School Building

Date: 1900 

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

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A view of the "Mound".

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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...

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...

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: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Half stereoview showing the confluence of the Mississippi River and the St. Croix River.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down Main Street.

Date: 1908-07 

Description: View of a levee, with buildings on the left.

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