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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Lutheran Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter view of the front and side of the Lutheran Church. The building features two steeples, arched windows, and rose windows.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A sectional view of Jefferson with numerous churches, businesses and residential homes.

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North Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A row of houses stands along North Main Street. Published by Bachmann Drug Company.

Date: 1953-06-28 

Description: The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Feider placing a missal on the candlelighted altar at the new chapel at St. Coletta school for exceptional children in Jefferson.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A bridge crosses the Crawfish River. A dwelling stands along the tree-covered shoreline.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A standpipe water tower stands between what appears to be a farmhouse and a barn.

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Brick Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Side view of a two-story brick building with rectangular windows, chimney, cupola, and pointed roof. A sidewalk runs in front of the building.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Jefferson across the Rock River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a Lutheran Church featuring a large clock tower and two steeples, rose and arched windows, and an arched entrance with stairs leading up to it. An...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Rock River and Mill Race with bridge.

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Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a bridge with a boat passing beneath it. Several dwellings are visible in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a man, woman, and child boating on the Rock River. A church spire and factory buildings are visible on the opposite shore. Published by Bachmann...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of Forest Lawn Sanatorium taken from across the lawn. The brick building features rectangular windows and an entrance with stairs leading up to...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Jefferson House stands on the corner of a commercial block and features a first floor porch, second floor balcony, and an American flag flying from the...

Date: 1959-07-29 

Description: Group portrait of Sister Mary Anastasia and two young girls at St. Colleta's School for Exceptional Children in Jefferson, Wisconsin. Sister Mary Anastasia...

Postcard

Jefferson Dam

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A dam in Jefferson with fishermen.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men cross a bridge over Rock River near factory buildings. Published by Bachmann Drug Company.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee Street Bridge and the Chicago & Northwestern Railway Station.

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of the town, probably from the west bank of the Rock River. Pedestrians walk through a park in the foreground.

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