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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View along shoreline of man examining a rowboat while crouching in the water wearing boots. Behind him is a ferry. There are several men on the shore watch...
Description: Portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emma Schmitt (the future Mrs. Sherwin Gillett) and her sister Elena.
Description: Elevated view of the ruins of the Nelson Dewey home. The house burned in 1873. A man is standing near a door or window on the bottom left.
Description: Two men work on the Will Rasque farm using a horse-drawn wagon and a six-roll husker-shredder.
Description: Large group of children and adults posing outside a brick building. Some students are posing in open windows.
Date: date unknown
Description: Full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two women wearing fancy hats and tailored suits.
Description: View from road of a brick building under construction. Five men are posed in front near a pile of bricks. Four men are posed in the window openings on the...
Description: Sherwin and Emma Gillett at their 50th Wedding Anniversary, seated in front of a photograph of them in a heart-shaped frame with the caption: "When you and...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View inside a lead mine showing six miners with a car on a track.
Description: Group portrait of two dogs and five men. In the background are tents among trees. Two of the men are holding a pole strung with their fish catch.
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: View across water towards a group of pupils from the Dyer School fishing from the banks of a stream "about a mile south of school." They are using long can...
Description: Fair goers gather in front of Union High School.
Description: Wash drawing of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Hollman, who were early settlers in Platteville, Wisconsin.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Two men and a child look at a barn that has collapsed, possibily due to a windstorm or tornado.
Description: View from road of a teacher and students posing on front landing of a clapboard one-room schoolhouse with bell tower.
Description: Group of students sitting and standing along fence in front of a clapboard one-room school. The teacher stands behind them near the front door which has ro...
Description: View across field of two men pitching grain into horse-drawn wagons. Between the two wagons is a man in a horse-drawn carriage. In the far background is an...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A family of seven, including a baby, posing on and around a wagon with bales of hay in rocky terrain. There are steep hills behind them.
Description: View from snowy ditch looking down side of stock train. The engineer is looking out of the locomotive window, and another man stands on the tracks near the...
Description: Marian Metcalf, teacher at Dyer School, poses on a sidewalk in front of the porch of a stuccoed house.
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