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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the front entrance to the Dwight Foster Library.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the front entrance to the Dwight Foster public library.

Date: 1952-02-13 

Description: Exterior view of the residence and yard of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Gafke, located in rural Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. The octagonal house was built in 1850.

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Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Dwight Foster public library.

Date: 1962 

Description: Field artillery piece of the First World War pointing across the Rock River from the grounds of the American Legion post.

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Description: Letterhead of Hoard's Dairyman, the "national dairy farm magazine" published by former governor and proponent of the Wisconsin dairy industry, William Demp...

Photograph

Hospital Care

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students care for a patient at the Fort Atkinson Hospital.

Date: 1952-02-13 

Description: View of an antique chest of drawers in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J . Gafke in rural Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. Hanging over the chest are four antique...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the W.D. Hoard Company printing office.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of the First Methodist Church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of W.D. Hoard Company Printing Office, built in 1909. A man leans on the wall of the columned entrance.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of South Main Street with two women and a man paused outside of Hotel Fort.

Date: 1952-02-13 

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Arthur J. Gafke, seated in the living room of her ocotogon home in rural Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.

Date: 1953-07-18 

Description: Unidentified golfer at Koshkonong Mounds Country Club in Fort Atkinson, site of the 31st annual East-Central Wisconsin Golf Association tournament.

Photograph

Hoard's Dairy Farm

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of Hoard's dairy farm with silos, barns, and trees.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the First Methodist Church.

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Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: An unidentified railroad bridge spans a river.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View looking down South Main street with William D. Hoard's residence and trees.

Date: 1948-03-05 

Description: Harold E. Stassen (left), in Fort Atkinson, shaking hands with Ernest Marsh of Palmyra. Other men are lined up behind to shake hands.

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