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Description: The G. Thompson family poses in front of their wooden house. One woman sits at a sewing machine working on a quilt while another works at a knitting machin...
Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A view of tree-lined Washington Street with houses partially visible on the right side of the image. To the left, a man stands in the street.
Description: Men stand on either side of the river, fishing near the rough and ready dam. In the background, the Octagon House, built in 1854, can be seen.
Description: A man rows a boat beneath a covered bridge spanning Rock River. Factories, industrial buildings, and Saint Paul's Lutheran Church stand on the opposite ri...
Description: The family stands outside the Herman Backhaus homestead.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: The Faville home, built about 1850 on 120 acres bought from the government in 1844. As late as 1922 the home was still in the Faville family. The additions...
Description: Portrait of Mrs. Henry Scholz draped in a black cloth, surrounded by floral arrangements for her funeral. The portrait and arrangements are propped up aga...
Description: Memohead of the Banner Printing Company of Jefferson, Wisconsin, which printed "The Jefferson Banner" newspaper. On the left is a banner hanging from a pos...
Description: Funeral flower arrangement for Mrs. Henry Scholz. Her portrait is at the center of the arrangement with the word Mother scrawled right below it. The arra...
Description: Engraving of Ocatagon House, the residence of Mrs. Eliza Richards. Several trees dot the landscape and other buildings can be seen in the distance at right...
Description: View of Watertown.
Description: View of businesses located on north Main Street, including Winterburn Drugs and the First National Bank.
Description: W. D. James of the James Manufacturing Company of Fort Atkinson presenting a watch to John Olson, head of the research and development department, commemor...
Description: Shops and businesses line a commercial street. Men congregate on the left sidewalk in the middle ground, while a trio of women walk on the right sidewalk....
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Close-up view of the Empire Mill.
Description: A view of the side and facade of a Masonic temple building. The ground floor contains a store. Awnings cover the windows on the ground and second floor....
Description: Exterior of Public School No. 4, built in 1883. The brick building carries the label, "High School," and features Gothic arches, long, rectangular windows...
Description: Fire hose cart racing team hitched to a fire hose cart and crouching in set position as if to begin a race. The men were probably firefighters.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View of a rocky pasture with some small, distant farm buildings, and a few farm animals grazing.
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