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Canning Factory

Date: 1921 

Description: The site of the Klindt-Geiger Canning Company, operated from 1893 to 1950. The factory features a water tower.

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Canning Factory

Date: 1921 

Description: The back of the Klindt-Geiger Canning Company grounds. The site includes a two-story factory, a silo, and a water tower. There is a reel lawn mower lying o...

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Public Schools

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the public school from across a yard.

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Description: Clapboard one-room schoolhouse with bell tower. There is also a shed, outhouse, and a small field with a fence on the school grounds. Two children pose on...

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Description: Copy of an artist's rendering of an exterior view of the Platteville Public Library. The library was funded with a $12,500 donation from Andrew Carnegie. B...

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Dennison House

Date: 1921 

Description: View across railroad crossing of the Dennison House hotel. A man is sitting on the porch. The building features a widow's walk. There is a bluff in the far...

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Business Section

Date: 1929 

Description: View across street of a cash store on the left with a handcart near the door and automobiles parked at the curb. A gas pump is on the corner. In the backgr...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view over city. A church is in the middle foreground, and the Mississippi River and far shoreline is in the background. On the right side is a dir...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The patent wheel company along the C.B. & Q. Railroad on Front Street. On the far left is a partial view of a person standing close to the camera, and on t...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Postcard

High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of Boscobel High School seen through the trees. Text below reads: "High School, Boscobel, Wis."

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Mount Hope Hotel

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A hotel on an unpaved road. A man stands looking out of the hotel from behind a screen door at the corner of the building.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View of the remodeled high school with a group of students outside.

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Description: Letterhead of the Industrial Arts Division, Wisconsin State College-Platteville, with a view of the front of the division building and a cloud-filled sky,...

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Parochial School

Date: 1925 

Description: View across road towards the parochial school, which is a two-story brick building with a cross on the steeple. Arched windows are above the entrance. Tree...

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Headstand

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: A girl wearing bloomers and long stockings performs a headstand as other girls look on. One of the bystanders is also wearing athletic clothes under her co...

Date: 1913 

Description: Bird's-eye view of the village. Cropland and barns cover much of the landscape.

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Nelson Dewey Home

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Nelson Dewey home with snow on the ground.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: A view of Royce Hall at the Wisconsin State College at Platteville.

Date: 1965-04-18 ca.

Description: The "Early American Country Store Farm Museum." Storefront view of an antique shop with various farm implements on its front porch.

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