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Date: 1949-08-04 

Description: Looking over Governor Nelson Dewey's account books at the governor's desk in his office at Stonefield are Raymond Sivesind, state supervisor of historic si...

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Description: Informal picture taken in a bar in Potosi, at which are standing five cousins who operated the Potosi Brewery. They are left to right: Adolph Schumacher,...

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Black Hawk Monument

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A rock formation known as "Black Hawk Monument" in Wyalusing State Park. The park's original name, Nelson Dewey, was later given to a different state park...

Date: 1913 

Description: A man drives a team of horses pulling a wagon across a bridge. The man is standing atop the barreled goods, holding the reins. There is dung on the road.

Date: 1913 

Description: Fair goers gather in front of Union High School.

Date: 1921 

Description: View down Main Street. Osward's restaurant is on the far left. The post office and a plumbing shop are on the right.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of young Lorin Gillett sitting on a stool.

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Dewey Ruins

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the ruins of the Nelson Dewey home. The house burned in 1873. A man is standing near a door or window on the bottom left.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of the Kennedy zinc and lead mine (center) and the Hoskins mine (right).

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group portrait of two dogs and five men. In the background are tents among trees. Two of the men are holding a pole strung with their fish catch.

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Farwell Hotel

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the three-story Farwell Hotel in Lancaster.

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Description: Teacher and students. The students are posed seated at their desks inside the school. The teacher is Mrs. Rose Chitwood.

Date: 1842 

Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows furnaces, saw mills, houses, roads, grist mills, entries, reservations, and diggings. "Compiled by order of the Board of C...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: The sternwheel excursion boat, J.S., at a landing at Cassville. People with umbrellas wait on shore. Inscribed Souvenir J.S. The J.S....

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Rowboat tied to a pier on High Lake, with surrounding landscape.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of St. Francis' Church.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A group of Potosi Brewery employees inside the brewery.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1947 ca.

Description: This photostat map shows plats, streets, and the public square. The bottom margin of the maps includes registration and certifications.

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Depot and Train

Date: 1909 

Description: Train stopped at Blue River Depot.

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