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Photograph

Orin Swingle

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Orin Swingle, teacher at Strawberry School, poses with his left foot on the bumper of an automobile. He wears suspenders and holds his hat in his right han...

Photograph

Charles Schmidt

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Dr. Charles Schmidt (Sherwin Gillett's wife's cousin). He is standing next to a prop fence and his h...

Date: 1961-04-01 

Description: A happy Julie Matthews (right) receives a hug from her mother, Mrs. Harlan Matthews (left) of Platteville, after winning the Iowa County Spelling Bee. Jul...

Date: ????-05-17 

Description: A crowd of people gather on the banks of a river. Behind them, a band plays on a boat in the river.

Date:  date unknown

Description: English and German versions of an advertisement for Rheumatic and Neuralgic Paste manufactured by Smart & Sons of Dodgeville, Wis. The ads feature drawings...

Photograph

Jake Wepking

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Jake Wepking, clerk of School District No. 4, poses in front of the Strawberry School. He is wearing bib overalls and holds a cap in his hand. Wepking was...

Date: 1925 

Description: An uphill view of a street in the main business district. The right side is lined with buildings. A drug store, a chiropractor and signs for tires and gas....

Date: 1909 

Description: View across railroad tracks of a man and a dog posing on the platform in front of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul depot. In the background on the left...

Photograph

Business Section

Date: 1921 

Description: Elevated view of the central business district. The Avoca Cooperative Company is on the street corner on the left. Three men congregate near a car parked a...

Photograph

Front Street

Date: 1921 

Description: View of Front Street with five men standing along a sidewalk. They stand near a two-story building which houses the Avoca Cooperative Company and the opera...

Date: 1948-06-07 

Description: Mr. Vollerud of Hollandale portraying Daniel Boone on a mule during a parade in Highland to celebrate the crowning of Margaret McGuire as Wisconsin's first...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad locomotive #280 at the Mineral Point depot. A group of people stand on the platform. The depot was built in 1857,...

Photograph

Hotel Hicks

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior of the wedge-shaped Hicks Hotel. Lovelace general store is housed on the left side of the building. There are children in the street and on the si...

Date: 1948-06-07 

Description: Newly selected Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, receiving an orchid from Virginia Palan, legionnaire and WAVE (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency...

Photograph

Last Day of School

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Pupils at Strawberry School pose behind a table laden with food brought for the "last day of school" picnic. The children wear "good" clothes; two boys wit...

Photograph

Train Depot

Date: 1921 

Description: View down platform of people waiting outside the train depot. A train is approaching the terminal on one set of tracks, and a number of train cars are on a...

Date: 1921 

Description: View down middle of main street of the business district. Automobiles are parked along the curb and pedestrians are on the sidewalk.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Farm home of Thomas Convey family, at or near Ridgeway. In the foreground, two men stand near a horse-drawn wagon. Five women are standing on a stone wall...

Date: 1929 

Description: Two men and two women play a game of golf at the Blue Grass Country Club. One man tees off as the other three players watch.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: John Hurda, left, and Russell Wepking pose with milk cans on a farm wagon. Hurda holds the reins to a team of two horses. There are two small sheds behind...

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