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Photograph

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.

Postcard

River Falls

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street River Falls.

Date: 1880 

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

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State College.

Postcard

River Falls

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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: 1872 ca.

Description: State Normal School.

Date: 1911 

Description: A college student sets out to class in zero degree weather. He is holding his books, wearing a hat and gloves, and has a scarf wrapped around his neck.

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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...

Photograph

Kinnickinnic Falls

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The Kinnickinnic Falls.

Photograph

Fortune's Car

Date: 1928 

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

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A view of the "Mound".

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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...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: A view of the vine-covered facade and side of North Hall at the State Normal School. Stone work decorates the top of the building and a flag flies from the...

Date: 1930 

Description: An aerial view of River Falls.

Photograph

River Falls College

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The State College in River Falls.

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Methodist Church of River Falls.

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Postcard

The Congo

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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