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Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A rock formation in Wyalusing State Park known as the "Black Hawk Monument." The park's original name, Nelson Dewey, was later given to a different state p...
Date: date unknown
Description: A man poses outdoors in front of a cheese factory. Behind him next to the building is a large wooden tub on stilts, perhaps for holding water.
Description: Postcard labeled in photographer's hand: "Souvinr [sic] Mississippi River, Cassville". A Frank Feiker 'Souvenir' postcard of several excusion boats on the...
Description: Outdoor group portrait of the six Schmitt brothers, Sherwin Gillett's brothers-in-law. In birth order they are: Charles (b. 1868), Alfred (b. 1870), Louis...
Description: Photographic postcard of the Old Covered Bridge across the Wisconsin River at Boscobel. Bluffs and trees are in the background.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Three people stand in the farm yard. The man on the right is feeding chickens, a woman in the center stands holding an apron. The man on the left is carryi...
Description: Canal and Congress streets, with Sprague's Building on the right.
Description: Children and adults seated at a large make-shift picnic table in a field near a tree. In the background on the left is a carriage, and on the right a horse...
Description: Teacher and students. The students are posed seated at their desks inside the school. The teacher is Mrs. Rose Chitwood.
Description: A retail street at the intersection of East Oat Avenue. Cars and trucks are parked in the middle of the street. The shops are: a drugstore, Guernsey's Bake...
Description: Outdoor group portrait of Sherwin Gillett's brothers-in-law. They are: Charles, Alfred, Louis, Gustav, Otto and Herbert.
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: The "St. Paul" was built in 1883 in St. Louis, Missouri for the St. Louis & St. Paul Packet Co., and ran under the Diamond Jo flag. The Eagle Yard in Dubuq...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The iceboat was built by the Ranke boys. There are about forty-nine people posed in front of the boat. Almost everyone is wearing ice skates. Names: Fred B...
Description: Two men sit outside on bench on a sidewalk in front of a building near a door.
Description: Exterior of the catholic parochial school.
Description: Interior of a lead mine showing two miners kneeling with candles in hand.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A hotel on an unpaved road. A man stands looking out of the hotel from behind a screen door at the corner of the building.
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: Three men, Henry Dietrich, Frank Eckstein and Peter Bausch, are posing with the fire truck they built. They took the truck to Dubuque to have the bright wo...
Date: 1965-07-03 ca.
Description: Landscape view of rolling croplands planted with corn. A tree-lined, dirt road runs through the cornfields.
Description: View across railroad crossing of the Dennison House hotel. A man is sitting on the porch. The building features a widow's walk. There is a bluff in the far...
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