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Description: A group of seven women and three men, some standing, and some sitting on a bench and on the ground, gathered under a tree in front of two frame buildings....

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Description: People posed in field, with a barn in the background among trees. In the center a man, three women and a boy are standing in front of a wire fence. Behind...

Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Front view of Masonic temple.

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Description: View down unpaved First Street towards a man and woman posed sitting in a buggy, pulled by a single horse wearing a fly-net. Behind them is an arch over th...

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Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a man posed standing next to a stone wall, probably either Tom or Bill Roddy. His hat is rest...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Boy mowing the lawn in front of an elaborate Victorian frame house, probably the residence of W.R. O'Hearn located at Tenth and Harrison Streets. The house...

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Description: Crowd gathered on Main Street to see a poster and hear a band announcing the "Buchanan Comedy, Tonight."

Photograph

Child Riding Horse

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Description: A child rides a horse without a saddle on a farm.

Photograph

Peddler at a Farm

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Description: A male peddler shows goods to two women and a young boy. In the background, farm buildings and a windwill are visible.

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Description: Five men and a woman holding a baby standing in front of a large, two-story wooden building, possibly a farm implement or feed store. Another man is posed...

Photograph

Wagon Parade

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across unpaved Main Street towards a crowd gathered to watch a parade of wagons.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.

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Description: View from street of the Rozmenoski Brothers Meat Market, on a side street of town, in the Adam Best Building, built in 1914. A man stands inside behind the...

Photograph

Farm Buildings

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field of frame house, barn, and farm buildings.

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Description: Ho-Chunk man smoking a cigar and wearing a duck bone breast plate and fur pants on the left, and a European American man wearing a suit, bow tie, and straw...

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Description: In the yard in front of a house a man on the left wearing a hat and overalls is displaying a horse. Next to him stand two young girls wearing similar print...

Photograph

River Dam

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the river dam and what is probably the powerhouse. Trees and bushes line the riverbank in the foreground. In the background on the left is...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Description: Group portrait of five men posed sitting on top of brick ruins, perhaps the remains of bridge supports.

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Description: Woman standing on the wooden porch of a brick house moving her hands.

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