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Postcard

The Congo

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of town.

Photograph

River Falls College

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The State College in River Falls.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: State Normal School.

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: 1880 

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

Postcard

River Falls

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Methodist Church of River Falls.

Date:  

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...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A view of the "Mound".

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: 1952-10-01 

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

Date: 1930 

Description: An aerial view of River Falls.

Photograph

Kinnickinnic Falls

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The Kinnickinnic Falls.

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State College.

Photograph

Fortune's Car

Date: 1928 

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

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Postcard

River Falls

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street River Falls.

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...

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