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Street Scene

Date: 1915 

Description: View down street in the central business district. Automobiles and horse-drawn vehicles are parked along the curbs. Businesses line the street on both side...

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Baseball Park

Date: 1924 

Description: View of an empty baseball park with a bluff in the background.

Date: 1966-05-17 

Description: A fence made of old wagon wheels above a stone retaining wall.

Date: 1985 

Description: Exterior view of the Kickapoo Oil Company's corporate offices. A carved wood totem pole stands in front of the building. Headquartered in Hillsboro, the co...

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior view of the Free Methodist church.

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Description: Aerial view of contour strip farming with the Obert Olstad farm in foreground. The Carl Backum farm is in the background.

Date: 1912 

Description: Exterior of the German Lutheran Church. The sign says "Deutsch Kirche."

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Description: View across street towards group of men standing on the sidewalk in front of the Perfect Oil Corporation in front of a Mobiloil truck. They are the station...

Date: 2008 

Description: In 1933, Lester Proksch constructed this striking filling station in the small river town, at 201 North Main Street. Less's Service was opened in July of 1...

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Public School

Date: 1922 

Description: Exterior view of a two-story public school. The basement windows are broken. A tree and a house are on the left in the background. Stacks of fuelwood are o...

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Filling Station

Date: 1931 

Description: A car parked under the overhang of a Mobiloil gas station.

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Description: Otto and Mathilda Hammer in their large garden outside their home. Otto Hammer helped build the first sawmill in Hillsburo in 1855.

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Hotel Ward

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior of Ward Hotel from road. Sign painted on roof of turret says, "Hotel Ward." A large group of men, two women, and a dog, are posing on the sidewalk...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the courthouse.

Date: 1960 

Description: Senator Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota campaigning for the presidential nomination in southwestern Wisconsin. Humphrey stands at the historical marker in Co...

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Flood Gate

Date: 1912 

Description: Wooden flood gate with water pouring out. There are signs on either post advertising the interstate fair in La Crosse on September 23-27.

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Large Tree in Field

Date: 1966-05-17 

Description: A large willow(?) tree grows in a field. Several fences line the fields and a tree-lined ridge is visible in the background.

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McSherry Cave

Date: 1929 

Description: View uphill towards the entrance to the McSherry Cave. A woman is standing at the entrance. Trees and shrubs are growing on top of the cave.

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Hillsboro Brewery

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Description: Elevated view of the Hillsboro Brewery when it was operated by Joseph Buzucha in the early 1900's.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of Shard and Sherman Waldon, twin brothers from the Cheyenne Valley settlement.

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