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Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.

Photograph

City Hotel

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the City Hotel with a group of people posed near its entrance.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1928-12-29 

Description: A team of two horses with a wagon, and a Farmall Regular tractor, stand next to farmers as they use a corn husker shredder outside a barn, possibly on the...

Date: 1898 

Description: View of a mill pond with a group of three women and a man standing near the shore.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of a street scene featuring a central business district bordered by sidewalks and storefronts. A number of people are standing on the sidewalk and wal...

Date: 1959 

Description: Street with bridge in Darlington.

Date: 1929 

Description: View down the railroad tracks across the bridge. On the far side are barns and industrial buildings among trees.

Photograph

View Down Dirt Road

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View looking down a dirt road to Gratiot.

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...

Date: 1950 after

Description: Aerial view of main street. There is a bridge with a stream flowing under it in the foreground.

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...

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: A series of ink, watercolor, and pencil on paper, hand-drawn maps of the townships of Darlington and Gratiot in Lafayette County, Wisconsin, showing the to...

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior of the Primitive Methodist Church.

Date: 1955 

Description: Interior view of the building used as a lodging house for the First Territorial Legislature held in Belmont in 1836.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from across road of the Methodist Evangelical Church. The building has arched windows and a bell tower. Above the entrance is a round window...

Photograph

Violet Jacobson

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Violet Jacobson, a student at Mud Branch School, District No. 2, poses on her family's farm with several calves. There is a barn and two other outbuildings...

Date: 1906 

Description: Brass marching band in uniforms and spectators at a Memorial Day parade. The band and spectators stand in the road outside city shops and business, includi...

Date: 1925 

Description: Painting of Fort Hamilton propped outdoors on a woodpile. An oval inset painting at the top commemorates is titled: "Col. Hamilton Leaving For The Gold Fie...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Interior of the Territorial Supreme Court building of the Wisconsin Territory (embracing present Iowa and Minnesota) built in 1836 of lumber brought by wat...

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