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Postcard

High School

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View at an intersection looking down snowy street across railroad tracks. There are storefronts on both sides. A streetlamp hangs from a utility line. At t...

Date: 2009-01 ca.

Description: Close-up of a portion of Copeland Opera House's cornice.

Photograph

Residence

Date: 1950 

Description: View across street of a residence.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The Theodore Vinger farmstead sits on gently rolling terrain. A painted sign on the large barn identifies the owner. At the time of the photograph, Martin...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1922 

Description: View of the high school. The building features an arched doorway, a hip roof with three dormers on the front and one on the side, a domed steeple with an A...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View down Main Street looking south. At the bottom of the street is a bridge, and beyond is a hill with houses and trees. There are pedestrians along the s...

Date: 2008 

Description: Built in 1931 by the Iowa Oil Company, Darlington's Service Station at 404 Main Street was said to give the "impression of a temple or a college chapel, an...

Date: 1925 

Description: Pecatonica battlefield marker, Black Hawk Park (Lafayette County). The marker reads: "At this place on June 16,1832 between Wisconsin pioneers under Colone...

Photograph

James Mine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of James Mine with a field and fence in the foreground. Tram tracks lead from the tall building to large piles of rocks. There are steep stai...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse, built in 1861.

Date: 1900 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., on the back of his campaign train which is decorated with a poster for William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt national ticket,...

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...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: This map shows lot numbers, lot dimensions (in chains and links), and a mineral reservation for use of proprietors. Includes certifications signed in Sept....

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of a central business district. On the left is a bank, and a "Place to Eat." Horses and buggies are further down the block.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized, elevated view of the Pecatonica River with several of its many curves. Cows are grazing in the pasture in the foreground. The landscape is dotte...

Photograph

Hill in Darlington

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view down onto Darlington and the bridge over the river.

Date: 1911 

Description: View down middle of street in a commercial business district. A bakery, a doctor's office and a grocery are on the left. The Opera House, another doctor's...

Map or Atlas

Map of Pekatolica

Date: 1836 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and shows a plat of a paper city (a city planned but never built). Some streets and the Pekatolica River are labele...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Two men, a woman and white statue stand before a frame house that has a sofa and table on its front porch, cut work above its windows, a birdhouse and a do...

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