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Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of covered bridge, built in 1890, over the Wisconsin River with surrounding landscape.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Old Covered Bridge across the Wisconsin River at Boscobel. Bluffs and trees are in the background.

Photograph

Claire Alexander

Date: 1931 

Description: Claire Alexander, 12, identified on the reverse of the photograph as "Boy Champion of 4-H Club" poses wearing bib overalls and a cap with earflaps. Two oth...

Date: 1924 

Description: Looking down from a hilltop of a car parked under a tree. The campground is populated with well-dressed families walking down a path, and their parked cars...

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Family on Porch

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Several generations of a family posing on the porch of a house.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Three men, Henry Dietrich, Frank Eckstein and Peter Bausch, are posing with the fire truck they built. They took the truck to Dubuque to have the bright wo...

Date: 1912 

Description: Exterior view of church. The building features arched windows and a steeple with bell.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Brewery wagons loaded with beer barrels in foreground of the Potosi Brewery.

Photograph

Empire Mine

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Empire zinc and lead mine. Very litle lead is now produced.

Date: 1956 

Description: Canal Street with the businesses that were built after the fire. Ford stepside truck on the left side of the photo. Businesses with three Coca-cola signs...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: The Passenger Pigeon Monument was designed and built around 1947. It was erected by the Wisconsin Society for Ornithology.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Miner inside a zinc mine.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The stone quarry. There is a meadow in front of it.

Photograph

Rundolph Mill & Dam

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View of the Rundolph Mill and dam near Muscoda. A man stands near the far side of the bridge on the left. The banks of the river are rocky cliffs, and a st...

Date: 1949-08-04 

Description: Reception room at the Governor Nelson Dewey house, on his estate called Stonefield. The governor's glasses mark a place in the book on the title desk. On...

Date: 1912-05-05 

Description: Large group of children and adults pose on the lawn in front of brick building. Other people look out of open windows.

Photograph

School Picnic

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Teacher Marian Violet Metcalf, center, stands among her students as they prepare to roast marshmallows at the school picnic. Picnic baskets and a large mar...

Photograph

Cow Pasture

Date: 1966-05-30 ca.

Description: View from hill of cows grazing below in a pasture, as seen through a cluster of trees in bud.

Photograph

New State Bank

Date: 1913 

Description: Interior of the newly constructed state bank. Featured is a safe, which is open to display the metal gate which has the words: "State Bank of Fennimore" en...

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