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Rock River

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Rock River with the Northwestern Railroad Bridge in the foreground and Beloit in the background.

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Ashland Grade School Rhythm Band at the Music Festival, marching down Main Street. The students are wearing light unifor...

Photograph

Business District

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the business district looking toward North Third Street. W.H. Zinn Co. Department Store, an Italianate building constructed in 1837, stands on the...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photomontage of a boy driving a cart drawn by a giant chicken. The back of the cart is filled with giant eggs, and a fence lines the road in the background...

Photograph

Leaning Barn

Date: 1965-05-30 

Description: Exterior view of a leaning barn. Shadows from a farm machine fall on the barn's side wall in the early morning.

Date: 1929 

Description: One of the four harbors on Washington Island.

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 41. Scene from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Photograph

Down Monona Drive

Date: 1933-09-30 

Description: A gas station in a Trachte building on the corner of Highway 51 (Monona Drive) and Highway 30 (Cottage Grove Rd). "Johnson Gasoline," and "Defiance Sparkpl...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Twine Mill under construction at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company before 1902. In 1902 it beca...

Date: 1936-01-27 

Description: The two-year-old daughter of Thomas Rhodda, fleet attendent of the Washington Co-operative Egg & Poultry Association, stands on the gasoline tank of one of...

Date: 1963-08-11 

Description: Car parked in the lot of a cold storage plant.

Date: 1917 after

Description: Original factory of the Highway Trailers Company in Edgerton. Beginning in 1909 the factory was the site of a wagon works, but in 1917 it made a rather ty...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a girl and boy driving a convertible. They are wearing jackets and hats. The car is red with black trim and the retractable roof...

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Description: Letterhead of the Horn's Pier (Door County) office of Horn & Joseph, dealers in general merchandise, including "Wood, Bark, Ties, Telegraph Poles, Posts, &...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Parade float sponsored by Eatmor and Ocean Spray Cranberries. A beauty contestant sits with a large cranberry pie on the float which is pulled by a John De...

Photograph

Schellinger Barn

Date: 2004 

Description: Cherie Krenz Schellinger and her children, Dawn and David, live at 7464 Freedom Road (Section 35). Note the very old wooden silo.

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Engine No. 812

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway engine no. 812, class G5, built by Schenectady Locomotive Works in December of 1890. There is a device on the right...

Date: 1949-12-22 

Description: Four cars park in the Pyramid Motor Company used car lot at 721 University Avenue. A company billboard is on the side of the Dictaphone Sales Agency buildi...

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Remains of a Fire

Date: 1931-08-30 

Description: Crowds gather to survey the smoke and ash left after a fire demolished buildings.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers assembling pneumatic (rubber) truck tires at International Harvester's Springfield Works. There is a pile of rubber tires and metal rims in...

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