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Map of Darlington

Date: 1850 

Description: Ink on paper. Shows local streets and Pekatonika River. "John M. Keep, proprietor."Original plat of Darlington as surveyed by Richardson on June 14, 1850....


Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down street of an intersection with railroad tracks and a streetlamp hanging from wires. There are storefronts on both sides of the street, and numero...

Date: 1957-08 

Description: "Stairway to a Champ" float in a parade. The float includes the five cars raced by Van Steiner of Argyle along with his helmets and trophies. Van won t...

Date: 1931 

Description: The Monticello Fire Company, with Christ M. Stauffer, the chief, standing at the center.

Date: 1834 

Description: \Peck-a-ton-oka (Pecatonica River) with Rodolf farm in the background.


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...


Oak Hill Cemetery

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The Old York Cemetery. The 1872 headstone of Haldor, son of Syver and Martha Holland, is in the foreground, surrounded by a picket fence.

Date: 1913 

Description: View of the village during the winter. There are many homes, shops, several churches and open land. Many of the buildings are two stories high.


Lead and Zinc Mines

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from road of lead and zinc mines and surrounding buildings.


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: 1900 ca.

Description: Church of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, a Catholic church built in 1866-1868.

Date: 1929 

Description: View from across road of the exterior of the Lafayette County Courthouse. The building features a Classic Revival style with a domed clock tower, columns,...

Date: 1833 ca.

Description: Township/section map showing Rodolf land and nearby neighbors.

Date: 1949-04-30 

Description: Aerial photograph of Blanchardville.


Yellowstone Lake

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: An aerial view of Yellowstone Lake and surrounding countryside.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Building used as a lodging house for the First Territorial Legislature held in Belmont in 1836.


Lumber Yard

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view across railroad tracks of a lumber yard. A two-story building on the right has a sign that says: "Lovejoy & Ringham". There are fences, a sto...

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: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The home of the Reverend Carl Christian Aas (1843-1898) and family. There is a rocking horse and baby carriage in the view. The stone house was the first p...

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