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Young girls and boys, each holding one end of a long ribbon, are shown standing in a circle around a tall pole. The other end of the ribbon has been attached to the top of the pole, and the ribbons have been braided together around the pole. The…

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Thirteen structures, located on three levels, are visible in this image taken from 17th Street in Dubuque, Iowa. A chain link fence is visible in the foreground. Laundry may be seen hanging from a line hung between two buildings in the center of the…

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This view of a winter landscape was taken from the front yard of the Methodist Episcopal church. The view is toward the east across snow covered fields. The Catholic church located on Main Street in Sherrill is visible in the distance.

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A white frame farmhouse, several unpainted barns and outbuildings, and a windmill are visible in this image. A field of dry corn is in the foreground. A large mound, possibly "Sherrill's Mound" may be seen in the rear of the photograph.

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Several rows of various sized stone tomb stones are visible in this image.

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Two horses wearing flower covered harnesses are pulling a large float. Adults are seated on the float which has been decorated with striped bunting. White fabric and striped bunting may be seen hanging from a rectangular frame that has been erected…

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An engine, coal tender and one car may be seen a few feet from the entrance to the train tunnel in East Dubuque, Illinois. The numbers “1190” are visible on the side of the tender. The track curves slightly just before the tunnel entrance. A man…

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Near East Dubuque, Illinois, a steam engine belching black smoke, is emerging from a tunnel which has been constructed through a limestone bluff. The East Dubuque railroad tunnel still exists today. Blasted through the cliffs in 1868, rock from the…

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A large steam engine with four sets of drive wheels may be seen in this photograph. A coal tender is attached to the engine. Heavy dark smoke is belching from the engine. A box car is partially visible on a parallel track to the right of the tender.…

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At least nine street cars are visible in this image. A sign on car #202, in the foreground, asks that passengers “have exact fare ready.” A woman carrying a parasol has just climbed the steps of an adjacent car. The conductor is standing near the…
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