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George Washington Elms

Date: 1933
Description: A posted sign reads: "George Washington Elms, From Mt. Vernon, VA to Mt. Vernon, WIS. Planted May 6th, 1916," at the Forest of Fame, consisting of trees gr...
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U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention

Date: 1890
Description: Slightly elevated view of the members of the United States Pharmacopeial Convention and their families standing for a portrait at Mount Vernon.
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One View of Village of Mount Vernon

Date: 1876
Description: "One view of the village of Mount Vernon, Wis." a stereograph listed in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views."
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Allen's Hotel

Date: 1899
Description: Allen's hotel.
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Baptist Church

Date: 1908
Description: Baptist Church.
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Bradt Store

Date: 1925
Description: The Bradt Store, later destroyed by fire.
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Main Street

Date: 1910
Description: Main Street with plank sidewalk and dirt road.
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Public School

Date: 1905
Description: Exterior of public school.
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Public School

Date: 1908
Description: Exterior of public school made from stone.
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Mount Vernon on Arbor Day

Date: 1915
Description: A view of Mount Vernon on Arbor Day.
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Cornfield in High Wind

Date: November 06 1960
Description: A rural scene of a cornfield blowing in the wind. Beyond trees in the background is a farm.
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Croplands

Date: June 16 1962
Description: View of rolling croplands, framed by two tree branches in the foreground. There are farm buildings in the background.
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Pasture and Barn

Date: September 11 1960
Description: View of a barn, silo, and two tractors on a farm. An electrical post with a loop of metal wire stands in the foreground. Several Holstein cows graze in a p...
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Tree Branches in Sunlight

Date: July 10 1966
Description: View of pasture with dead and living tree branches in the sunlight.
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Valley Farmland

Date: June 1967
Description: Elevated view over plowed field and dirt road toward a farm with a farmhouse, barn, silo and other outbuildings residing in a sloping valley.
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Living and Dead Trees

Date: July 10 1966
Description: Two trees, one in the foreground that is living and another in the background that is dead, reside in a rural pasture. A wire fence runs through the pastur...
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Portrait of Martha Washington

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Description: A portrait of George Washington's wife, Martha Washington by Gilbert Stuart.
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Mount Vernon

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Description: Mount Vernon, home to George Washington for over 45 years, was granted to Washington's great grandfather, John Washington, in 1674. The mansion in this ima...
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Nellie Custis Bedroom at Mount Vernon

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Description: View of Nellie Custis' bedroom in Mount Vernon, the residence of George Washington. Nellie Custis, the granddaughter of Martha Washington and step-granddau...
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Ohio State Sanatorium

Date: 1910
Description: Interior of the main hall at the Ohio State Sanatorium, which opened in 1909. The view of the main hall includes a long entryway, a seating area, and stai...

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