Jefferson County Online
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Fairfield, Iowa

First Courthouse at 2nd & Burlington Streets, built in 1839.
Photo contributed by Verda Baird.


The current Jefferson County Courthouse.
Photo contributed by Richard L. Green.

The Fair Department Store Proprietors and Employees.
Taken about 1910, postmarked 1939.
Contributed by Richard L. Green.

The store was owned by George J. BONFIELD (front row, left center) and C. W. WADE (front row center).

Front row, l-r: Cliff BROWN; Eliza BONFIELD; George BONFIELD; Charles WADE; Margaret WADE; Bridget KILFOY.
Middle row, l-r: Nettie NEIBERT; Byron NEIBERT; Etta STEVER; others not known.
Back row, l-r: Mary THOMA; unknown; Carl McFADDEN; Roberta HOAGLIN; unknown.

Click here for a story of the store's 40th anniversary.


A Float in the Old Settlers parade, 1906.
Contributed by Richard L. Green.


W. H. Coop
Contributed by John Simeoni.

The Fairfield Square, 1865.

Another photo of West Broadway, undated. Contributed by Jane Knapp.

South Main Street, undated. Contributed by Jane Knapp.

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