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Description: J.A. "Abe" Bailey, the horse dealer, at the corner of Second and Fillmore streets, looking east, with a wagon and team of two horses.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Elevated view of group of people and horses in front of horse sheds for farmers after the 1911 flood, looking north, downtown on Harrison Street. In the fa...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Workers pose on scaffolding in front of the Senior High School during construction. A child and man with a bicycle are on the lower left side underneath th...
Description: Men gathered around tables covered with pots and pans on the snow-covered street in front of a hardware store.
Date: date unknown
Description: View towards a dozen men posed sitting and kneeling while holding rifles in front of thirteen deer strung up across First Street. They are in front of the...
Description: Parade of women passing the Freeman House, wearing mortarboards and carrying a Union High School flag with the date 1897.
Description: Wagon with band followed by a wagon with an advertisement.
Description: Woman sitting with three girls and one boy in a room, probably a farm family.
Description: Elevated view of a two-story wooden barn, with trees and a school building in the background. The barn is identified as the barn for the Freeman Hotel, beh...
Description: Two women, a man, and a dog sit in a parlor.
Description: Man leaning back on a rocker, woman seated on porch, and a boy posing in front of a frame house.
Description: Elevated view of telephone poles loaded with wires. Store of A.F. Werner identifiable.
Description: Man and small girl in a homemade sled in front of the steps that lead to the photographic studio of Charles J. Van Schaick. Storefront on the left sells cr...
Description: Two men driving a steam tractor in town with a few spectators. Storefronts, identified from left to right, including, O.J. Heath Saloon, store of Moses Paq...
Description: Men lined up and leaning against the tavern building on the southeast corner at the intersection of Main Street and First Street. Men leaning on building i...
Description: Charles J. Van Schaick and his family at the dinner table. He had three sons; Shirley, born 1885, Roy, born 1887, and Harold, born 1889. Both husband and w...
Description: View across field of frame house surrounded by farm buildings.
Description: Brass band with eight musicians posed standing on the street in front of the Opera House. At the far right is Carl Pope. Signs advertise "John T. Hinds in...
Description: Building along a street in town. Sign on one building advertises the Sparta Fair, August 24 to 27, 1897. Man and woman in horse-drawn wagon.
Description: Men filling in Main Street after the 1911 flood. Forms are probably for the basement of the Cozy Corner Tavern.
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