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Bird's-Eye View

Date: 1922 

Description: Elevated view taken from the roof of a building. Yards and dwellings in the foreground, with a church and school in the background. There are three or four...

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Scene on Mill Pond

Date: 1930 

Description: Dwellings on shoreline of a pond.

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Retail Street

Date: 1924 

Description: View down dirt street, with cars parked at the curbs near the shops. The shops include a post office, Ford repair shop, and furniture/rug store. Several me...

Date: 1909 

Description: A group of five men, one holding a child, pose outside a store. A carriage is parked at the curb.

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Ithaca Street Scene

Date: 1921 

Description: Two men and two girls stand at the sidewalk posing for the picture. A third man refuels the parked car.

Date: 1913 

Description: View from road of the exterior of the Lee and Company General Store/post office. A young man stands on the porch; two girls walk on the sidewalk, and a man...

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Date: 1909 

Description: View across unpaved road of the Congregational Church. The wooden, one-story church has a weather vane above the belfry, which has a tall, roofed peak. The...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An intersection with buildings and a car parked farther down the street.

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Sunrise

Date: 1961-08-12 ca.

Description: Early sun seeps through a tree line and buildings into a creek valley. There is a creek in the foreground.

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Creamery

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior of a creamery. Smoke rises from its tall chimney.

Date: 1931 

Description: Children stand in a front of the Consolidated School, District No. 4. The stucco building has an elevated basement and large front porch.

Date: 1967-09 ca.

Description: View over cornfield of a cemetery on the side of a hill surrounded by a fence. On the hill behind the cemetery are more cornfields.

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Description: Ada [& friend] Charlie. Ada pretends to shoot an apple from the head of her friend Charlie, who poses with arms folded. There is a painted backdrop behind...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Informal studio portrait of Ada James holding a gun, and her father, David G. James in a hat, with four other people dressed in pioneer-type costumes. A wo...

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Viola Court House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the "Viola Court House" — a small wooden building where one can find the Justice of the Peace. Posters on the exterior walls promote an up...

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High School

Date: 1913 

Description: The exterior of the high school. The building features a bell tower, tall chimney, arched doorway and Dutch/Flemish gable. There is a hand-powered pump and...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: A view of the Wisconsin River captured by Gladys Hofseth, the teacher at Eagle Corners School, District No. 3, Township of Eagle. This scene is "not far fr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking east on Main Street. The Lunch Room restaurant is located on the right side of the street.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A panoramic view of the Richland Center business district.

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