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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.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Post office is first building on the left. Other buildings occupied by doctor's office, saloon, livery and feed stable, etc. Persons identified by name, bu...
Date: date unknown
Description: A dirt road with trees on one side and a fence on the other. A carriage is approaching.
Description: The Potosi Brewery. Men can be seen standing in front of the building, and driving horse-drawn vehicles.
Description: Wisconsin River in flood, looking downstream.
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: 1965-04-18 ca.
Description: View of a wooded area affected by a Wisconsin River flood.
Description: Elevated view over trees of the town of Muscoda. The water tower is in the center. The commercial district is on the left, and dwellings are in the foregro...
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: Exterior of high school. The sign on the building reads, school - 1911. Construction debris litters the front of the building.
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: View across road towards Chaney's Cash General Store. Behind trees on the left is a house and windmill. Laundry is drying behind the store on the right. A...
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.
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