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City Hotel

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the City Hotel with a group of people posed near its entrance.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse during construction.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View downhill towards a central business district. A restaurant and ice cream parlor are on the right side of the road, and a general store and gas pump ar...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Storefronts on Main Street. Sign on building reads: "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer." Child standing at pump (water pump?) Two cars parked on street.

Date: 1925 

Description: Pecatonica battlefield marker, Black Hawk Park (Lafayette County). The marker reads: "At this place on June 16,1832 between Wisconsin pioneers under Colon...

Photograph

Cheese Factory

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View up road towards two men posing near the front of a cheese factory on a small hill; on the right a woman and two girls stand near a side door. Typical...

Photograph

Highway 139 Paving

Date: 1933-09-22 

Description: Paving operation on the section of State Highway 139 in Lafayette County locally known as the Platteville-Belmont Road.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a high school.

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: A map of Lafayette County, Wisconsin, showing the townships and ranges, sections, towns, villages, stream and rivers, mounds, mineral deposits and the Min...

Date: 1955 

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

Photograph

Mayne Hotel

Date: 1925-08 

Description: A mower and car stand in front of the dilapidated Mayne Hotel. Two boys look at the camera from the right of the car as two men talk near a wagon and buggy...

Map or Atlas

Village of Dunbarton

Date: 1882 

Description: Plat map of the village of Dunbarton, received by the Lafayette County Register's Office on September 22, 1892. Certification by the surveyor, Albert Pool,...

Photograph

School Buildings

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Darlington Grade school (right) and the Darlington High School (left).

Photograph

Copeland Mine

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior view of the Copeland Mine. Entry building, with tram tracks suspended high on scaffolding and piles of rocks below.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of Copeland Opera House sign and cornice.

Date: 1931 

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

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior view of the Methodist Episcopal Church, a stone building with stained glass windows, a belfry, and a steeple. There is a house next door in the ba...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main street.

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Description: View of large building which is depositing feed into a truck docked on its left. On the left there is a Quonset hut-style corrugated metal warehouse, and o...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The Theodore Vinger farmstead sits on gently rolling terrain. A painted sign on the large barn identifies the owner. At the time of the photograph, Martin...

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