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Plat of Part of the Village of Rolling Prairie Dodge County Wisconsin

Date: 1852
Description: Map created between 1852 and 1867 shows numbered lots, labelled roads, the "Centre Line of LaCrosse & Milwaukee R.R." railroad, and a station house. Roads...
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Greetings From Beaver Dam

Date: 1906
Description: Color postcard with three illustrations: The Williams Free Library, the dam in 1841 (actual beavers), and the present dam. Copyrighted by W.H. Becken.
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Three Views of Beaver Dam

Date: 1903
Description: Postcard with three illustrations — the Cotton Mills, the First M.E. Church, and the High School.
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Birds-eye View of River Below the Dam

Date: 1909
Description: Colorized postcard of an elevated view of a river with a dam in the distance.
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Birds Eye View from Cotton Mill Tower

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Description: Photographic postcard of an elevated view of a lake with boathouses along the shore and dwellings in the distance.
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Upper Woolen Mill Dam

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Description: Photographic postcard view of a dam with a mill behind it.
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The New Dam

Date: 1916
Description: Colorized postcard view of a dam on a river. There is a factory behind the trees in the background.
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New Foundry Building

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Description: Photographic postcard view of a foundry. There are workmen standing near the entrance.
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Some of the Manufacturing Industries of Beaver Dam

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Description: View of three factories; Upper Woolen Mill, Empire Rolling Mill, and Mallable Iron Co.
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Wayland Hall Wayland Academy

Date: 1911
Description: Exterior view of Wayland Hall.
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St. Peters Church & Parsonage

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Description: Photographic postcard view of the Catholic Church and Parsonage. There is a rose window over the entrance of the cathedral. Crosses are on the church tower...
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M.E. Church

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Description: Photographic postcard view of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
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First Ward School

Date: 1914
Description: Exterior view of a school building.
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Residence of D.P. Lameraux

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Description: Photographic postcard view of a stone mansion surrounded by a stone fence.
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Williams Free Library & M.E. Church in Distance

Date: 1906
Description: Photographic postcard of an exterior view of the library. The library is a stone building with an arched entrance and arched windows on the second floor. T...
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Masonic Temple

Date: 1911
Description: Photographic postcard of an exterior view from the street of the Masonic Temple on a corner. The Peter Pfeffer haberdasher shop is on the ground floor at t...
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Ringling Brothers Circus Parade

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Description: Photographic postcard of an elevated view of the Circus Parade on a rainy day. Crowds of people line the street, and many are holding umbrellas.
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The Pyramid Supper Club

Date: 1960
Description: Colorized postcard view of bartenders and group of people at an Egyptian-themed cocktail bar, the Pyramid Supper Club, in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.
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Hotel Rogers

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Description: Colorized postcard view from street of the Hotel Rogers on a street corner.
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Boat Landing, Schliewert's Island

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Description: Colorized postcard view over water towards boats and boaters at a resort. In the background are people and boats near a pier. The resort is among trees on...

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