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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Three storefronts on a dirt road. A man, said to be Charles Grimm, is driving a horse and buggy. The building in the center is Feiker's photo studio. Near...
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...
Description: View from field of a teacher with a group of students lined up along a wire fence near a clapboard schoolhouse.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Galena (lead sulfide) was melted at this open hearth furnace owned by Richard Straw and Company on the Roundtree Branch of the Little Platte River. The men...
Date: date unknown
Description: Group portrait of Boy Scout Troop No. 1 of Boscobel. Three rows of boys and their scout masters are sitting on a hill in the tall grass in front of a log b...
Description: View up slope of unidentified clapboard one-room schoolhouse with teacher and students posed outside. In the background is a fence and field.
Description: Sherwin and Emma Gillett posing for their 60th Wedding Anniversary with their 1906 portraits in a frame behind them.
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...
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: View from street towards a row of brick buildings. On the left corner is a building with a sign on the roof that says "W. Welsh." The entrance has a balcon...
Description: Front view of two men wearing hats standing atop a wagon piled with hay that is being pulled across a partially cut hay field by two horses.
Description: Outdoor group portrait of Sherwin and Emma Gillett on the occasion of their 50th Wedding Anniversary, surrounded by their children and their spouses. The y...
Description: An old-time fiddle-maker sitting in his shop holding a fiddle. Other fiddles are displayed on a table.
Description: Eight men are posing outside the porch of a cottage which is surrounded by trees. There are blankets and clothes hanging on the clothesline. A work table w...
Description: Interior of rural schoolroom. A teacher at the back of the room appears to be helping as students of all ages sit working at their desks. A large U.S. Flag...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Men, possibly postal workers, stand on the front steps of the local post office with crates and barrels in the foreground.
Description: Group portrait of a Muscoda Public School picnic. Emma Schmitt (later Mrs. Sherwin Gillett) is on the far left of the top row. The 1905 Wisconsin Census ha...
Description: View down Main Street. On the right is a general store, and Livery/Hardware building with horse-drawn carts parked in the street in front. A group of men a...
Description: Group of people posing on platform at train station next to train.
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