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Description: Interior view of the State Normal School Library in River Falls. Below the image it reads: "Beautiful New Library, State Normal School, River Falls, Wiscon...

Photograph

Slippery Elm

Date: 1965-04 

Description: A spreading specimen of Ulmus rubra dwarfs a small house in the background. This tree, with a trunk circumference of 16 feet 5 inches, was the subje...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fred Brendemuehl and Emil Lubich in front of Brendemuehl's feed mill.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View looking down Main Street with the St. Leon Hotel visible on the right.

Date: 1868 

Description: Stereograph view of the levee, with buildings in the background.

Postcard

River Falls

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street River Falls as seen from a rooftop.

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of Maiden's Rock at Lake Pepin. A steamboat is on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Elmwood.

Photograph

A Wisconsin Valley

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking down hill towards a tree-filled valley near Maiden Rock.

Date: 1886 

Description: View of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy railroad drawbridge and trestle.

Date: 1985-01-28 

Description: Farm family youth demonstrates to call awareness to the economic problems facing the family farm.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Main Street Building, which contained John Dudley's Dry Goods Store, a bank, and a drugstore.

Photograph

River Falls College

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The State College in River Falls.

Date: 1911 

Description: A college student sets out to class in zero degree weather. He is holding his books, wearing a hat and gloves, and has a scarf wrapped around his neck.

Photograph

Warehouse

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a warehouse on the levee, built in 1856.

Date:  

Description: Billhead of J.H. Smith, a dealer in stoves, hardware, tinware, paints and oils, from Ellsworth, Wisconsin, with an array of hardware, including tools, silv...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Colorized view of the Maiden's Rock, as viewed from Lake City, Minnesota. This was the legendary lover's leap of Wenonah, the first-born daughter of Dakota...

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Description: Letterhead of the Hager City Telephone Company of Hager City, Wisconsin, with a line of telephone poles and wires connecting a man in a business suit sitti...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Seven people gather around the fireplace at the home of Professor Jacobson, toasting marshamallows (probably).

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