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Description: Building along a street in town. Sign on one building advertises the Sparta Fair, August 24 to 27, 1897. Man and woman in horse-drawn wagon.

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Description: A young man sits on a bicycle and poses for a studio portrait near a fence in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearing a hat, suit jacket, and trousers.

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Girl Riding Calf

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Description: A crowd in a circle is watching a girl sitting on a calf. In the background is a storefront.

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Description: A man with a shotgun and whip sits in a buggy pulled by a single horse in a field, possibly looking for prairie chickens.

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Falls House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Falls House, a little one-dollar-a-day hotel near the banks of the Black River at the corner of First and Fillmore Streets, built by Susan Gebhardt in 1886...

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Description: View across wooden bridge to building identified as the Hixton Mill and Starch Factory on the edge of a body of water, probably a river. In the background...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Four Ho-Chunk people cross a bridge spanning the Black River. This photograph was taken before the flood of October 1911, when the bridge was completely de...

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Description: A portrait of two women sitting in a horse-drawn buggy stopped in front of a wooden fence and a log house. Photographer's shawdow is in foreground.

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Union High School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Back view of Union High School.

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Railroad Yards

Date: 1926 

Description: View along railroad tracks towards the Merrillan depot and train. The Hotel Campbell is located on the left. A group of children and adults are sitting out...

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Man with Racehorse

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Description: Man in a sulky. The harnessing indicates that the horse is a pacer. The sulky is the type with pneumatic tires and ball bearings.

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Men Logging

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men and eight teams of two horses dragging logs in a snow-covered field.

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Description: A studio portrait of a girl and a boy in a river scene painted on a backdrop. The girl wears a dress and hat and rests a hand on an oar and holds the boy's...

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Description: Bridge with water underneath, and a wooden levy dam.

Date: 1892-08-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a calliope and chariot riders in a circus parade, probably the Ringl...

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Description: Two men and a dog posed sitting on a bobsled loaded with logs and pulled by a team of two horses in snowy woods.

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Description: Main Street lined with horses and wagons, with a large crowd of people gathered at the intersection. Storefronts, from left to right: City Barbershop, owne...

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Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1902 

Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade. During the 1890s and 1900s, most of the 45 to 65 age group of men were Civil War veterans, and belonged...

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Description: A woman and young girl sit in a carriage that is pulled by a horse.

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Description: Man, possibly Milton J. Harphold, sitting at a telegraph desk in the railroad switch tower.

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