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Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Aerial photograph of Mineral Point taken as part of a survey by the Wisconsin Power and Light Company to promote economic development by emphasizing availa...
Description: The home of Henry Plowman, the co-founder of a local newspaper, The Miner's Free Press. The house was erected in 1855-1856 and was reportedly later occupie...
Description: Oasis Drive-In, US Highway 14.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after restoration the siding was...
Description: Railroad depot taken as part of a survey by the Wisconsin Power and Light Company to promote economic development by emphasizing available buildings and bu...
Date: 1962 ca.
Description: A street in Mineral Point, looking north.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The zinc works.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: View of several figures posed near the pond and spillway on the grounds of Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright's residence and architectural school complex. Talie...
Description: The businesses on High Street, looking west from Dellars Corner.
Description: Cornish miner's house #1 on Shake Rag Street.
Description: A woman demonstrating how Shake Rag Street got its name, with the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, behind her. The house was temporarily co...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: Pendarvis and Trelawny, Cornish miners' houses on Shake Rag Street.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.
Date: 1967 ca.
Description: This map is pen and pencil on paper and shows land ownership by name, blocks, lots, local streets, and railroads. To the right of the title the map reads:...
Description: View down middle of main street of the business district. Automobiles are parked along the curb and pedestrians are on the sidewalk.
Description: The crowd in the street at a parade honoring Margaret McGuire who was selected Wisconsin's first Alice in Dairyland.
Description: Aerial photograph of Barneveld, Wisconsin.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Congregational Church, featuring the church building with arched windows, an arched entrance, a chimney, and a bell tower.
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,...
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: Unidentified house.
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