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Public School

Date: 1931 

Description: View from across street of schoolchildren standing and playing on the sidewalk outside the Benton High School.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View of an intersection in the central business district. On the left is the Thomas Knewstubb general store, with a gas pump for Red Crown Gasline out in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized photographic postcard view of the First Capitol, which is an unpainted wood frame building, with a log fence and a man standing in front.

Photograph

Mine

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior of mining factory.

Postcard

High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: An exterior view of a large brick high school with a belfry and large glass windows.

Photograph

Masonic Lodge

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Masonic Lodge, erected in 1845. The first in Wisconsin, removed to Masonic cemetery outside New Diggings and refurbished as shown in 1950. Marker in front...

Date: 1871 

Description: Darlington, county seat of Lafayette County, was established in the late 1840s, but didn't thrive until the arrival of the railroad in 1856. This view show...

Photograph

Mullen Mine #2

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lead and zinc mine

Date: 1925 

Description: View across lawn of exterior of the Catholic Church, a stone and brick building with stained glass windows. A man is walking down the tree-lined sidewalk o...

Date: 1925 

Description: Ruins of the Old Mill, a stone building which has no roof and is missing window glass. Behind on the left is an abandoned shed.

Date: 1911 

Description: Map shows routes, post offices, houses, churches, schools, and roads of La Fayette County rural delivery service. The map margins read: "G. January 11, 191...

Photograph

Pecatonica River

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Pecatonica River, which is curving from left to right, making two hairpin turns among fields and trees. Hills are in the distance.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view looking up the Pecatonica River.

Photograph

Mazzuchelli Chapel

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Door detail on Mazzuchelli's chapel.

Photograph

Bride and Groom

Date: 1957-09 

Description: The groom offers his arm, while the father of the bridge prepares to step away at the Saalzaa-Ziemer wedding at the Argyle Methodist Church. Watching are t...

Photograph

Violet Jacobson

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Violet Jacobson, a student at Mud Branch School, District No. 2, poses on her family's farm with several calves. There is a barn and two other outbuildings...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Probably one of the "Three different views of the village of Argyle, Wis." mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Eleven men and boys...

Photograph

Soldiers Monument

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War memorial on the unpaved Main Street. The memorial features a plaque, a shield, crossed swords, and monument of a...

Date: 1961-08-04 

Description: Brothers Edward and Oscar Saalsaa wed sisters Helen and Doris Andrews in 1942. They all lived together and farmed together. Image shows Doris and Oscar S...

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The church was dedicated by Bishop Fellows.

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