Seen today in Dodgeville,

Welcome to Dodgeville WI

A lawn jockey and other Jim Crow-style decorations grace this home on the main street leading into Dodgeville WI. Photo taken by Fran Kaplan, July 15, 2012.

these patriotic decorations greet passersby and visitors to a home on the main thoroughfare.

The oldest city in Wisconsin, with a population just under 5000, Dodgeville is the corporate home of the well-known apparel retailer Lands End.

According to Wikipedia, in the 2010 census “the racial makeup of the city was 98.06% White,                  0.36% Black or African American, 0.02% Native American, 0.59% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander,          0.17% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. 0.43% of the population were Hispanic or   Latino of any race.”

Twenty-five percent of the townspeople likely to pass this display regularly are the children of the town.