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Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument.



Date: 1911 

Description: A view of the creamery and a residence on its second floor. A woman and two children at the foot of the stairs. A one lane road winding up the hill.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Air view of town, including multiple buildings and a cemetery.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Lafayette County Courthouse during construction. The men are placing the last stone into position.


Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Multiple buildings, carriages, and pedestrians on Main Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of St. Augustine Church. Alter and pews.

Date: 1931 

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

Date: 1929 

Description: Exterior view of a general store and gas station operated by James Smith. Four people stand posed in front of the building.

Date: 1961-08-04 

Description: Doris, left, and Helen Saalsaa work together preparing dinner in their ultra-modern kitchen, which they designed for two cooks.

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church. Built by Rev. Samuel Mazzuchelli in 1844.


Norman Peterson

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Norman Peterson, age 11, holds the reins of a team of horses hitched to a harrow. He is a student at the Mud Branch School, District No. 2. On the reverse...

Date: 1925 

Description: Three-quarter view of left side and front of the the Wiota Butter and Cheese Company. A wooden flight of stairs leads up to the second floor entrance. Ther...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Oscar Hendrickson and his wife pose with their sons Kenneth and Myron in front of their house. Kenneth, a student at the Mud Branch School, District No. 2,...

Date: 1881 

Description: Darlington's first settlers arrived by 1826, attracted by the lead mines of the area. Arrival of the railroad in 1856 stimulated growth, and in 1857 the co...

Date: 1940 ca.

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

Date: 1962-03-31 

Description: Farm machinery on dealer's side lot, with car in the foreground and Good Year tire store across the street.


Azel P. Ladd

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Azel Parkhurst Ladd (1811-1854). Ladd was the Wisconsin state superintendent of public instruction in 1852. Oval-framed quarte...


Bride and Groom

Date: 1957-09 

Description: The groom offers his arm, while the father of the bridge prepares to step away at the Saalzaa-Ziemer wedding at the Argyle Methodist Church. Watching are t...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Masonic Temple marker to commemorate the first Masonic Temple erected in Wisconsin, built in 1845. The marker and temple were moved in 1950 from the town t...

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