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A. D. Andrews. Papers, 1861-1883.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 357
  • collection
  • 1861-1883

Papers of a River Falls, Wis., medical doctor concerning his Civil War service as a surgeon with the 6th Wisconsin Volunteers and his later appointments as examining surgeon for pensions and as regent of state normal schools, and his election as a state senator; including his official documents and letters.

A history of Clifton Hollow, circa 1972.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 157
  • collection
  • circa 1972

A history of Clifton Hollow, a settlement in northwestern Pierce County, Wisconsin, 1849-1898, written by Mrs. Wheelock who was born there; mentioning lumber and grist mills, a lime kiln, and a school, church, and Templar's lodge.
Included is the 16-page original and a later 5-page revision which includes some additional information.

A pageant of fairs, 1969.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 396
  • collection
  • 1969

A script prepared by Mrs. McKenney for a pageant presented at the 1969 Polk County, Wis., Fair; depicting the history of fairs, particularly the Polk County Fair first held in 1861, and describing the educational and entertainment features which included exhibits, horse racing, baseball, carnivals, and food stands. ?b Suggestions are given for floats to be prepared by area 4-H clubs which illustrate aspects of the history.

A. Rosenberger letter, 1883.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 118
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  • 1883

Letter, September 22, 1883, to John Downer, River Falls, Wisconsin, from A. Rosenberger, superintendent of Ellsworth, Wisconsin, schools, listing the subjects of examinations required for teaching certification.

A short history of the Walker farm, 1975.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 244
  • collection
  • 1975

Essay by Walker, a Wisconsin State University-River Falls student, describing the development of his family's farm located adjacent to River Falls; including information on the stone quarry operated on the farm, on commercial growing of cabbage, potatoes, and cucumbers, and on eventual division of the property for home lots and other uses.

Aaron Dahlberg biography, undated.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 148
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  • undated.

Biographical information on Aaron Dahlberg, a Swedish immigrant to Trade Lake, Wisconsin, and information on the history of the Northwest Wisconsin Electric Company which developed from several small electric companies that he operated.

Abbie S. Leavitt. Papers, 1859-1866.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 57
  • collection
  • 1859-1866

Teacher contracts, 1859-1863, between Abbie S. Leavitt and various school districts in the Town of Clifton, Pierce County, Wisconsin; teacher's certificates for the same period; the marriage certificate of Miss Leavitt and George W. Cairns, 1866; and ephemera.

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