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Description: Portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emma Schmitt (the future Mrs. Sherwin Gillett) and her sister Elena.
Date: date unknown
Description: Full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two women wearing fancy hats and tailored suits.
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.
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: Sherwin and Emma Gillett cutting the cake at their 50th Wedding Anniversary banquet.
Description: Interior of a lead mine. The five miners are holding candles or lanterns.
Description: A little girl wearing a dress and a frilly hat posed on a bench. She is posed in front of a painted backdrop, and at her feet is a fur rug.
Description: Fennimore High School sewing class poses in classroom. Mathilda Monteith was the instructor.
Description: Studio group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the Gillett children, left to right: Harry (b. 1910), Sherry (b. 1913), and Lorin (b. 1915).
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young man holding a shotgun, and two dogs posing on a sheepskin rug.
Description: Sherwin Gillett's son Lorin playing an organ. He is posed in front of a painted backdrop. On the organ is written: "Beethoven Organ Co., Washington, N.J. U...
Description: Teacher and students. The students are posed seated at their desks inside the school. The teacher is Mrs. Rose Chitwood.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: An old-time fiddle-maker sitting in his shop holding a fiddle. Other fiddles are displayed on a table.
Description: View from back of classroom of teacher and students during a class. There is a student standing at the chalkboard, and the teacher is standing behind her d...
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of young Lorin Gillett sitting on a stool.
Description: Waist-up portrait of Emma Gillett, wife of Sherwin, mother of Lorin. She is wearing a scarf over her head, an apron and a sweater.
Date: 1933 ca.
Description: High school graduation portrait of Lorin Gillett. He is wearing a graduation gown and mortarboard.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Indoor portrait of Lorin Gillett at approximately five years of age.
Description: Studio portrait of three generations of a family.
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