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Public School

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior view of a two-story public school with a tall steeple surrounded by a lawn. In the background are dwellings among trees, and hills in the far back...

Date: 1932-06-17 

Description: View down hill of the aftermath of a tornado at a farm. There are two collapsed barns, and an intact silo, outbuildings and farmhouse. A horse is standing...

Date: 1930-10-24 

Description: Man sitting in driver's seat of a Skelly Truck promoting itself with banners and streamers. In the background on the right is a church.

Date: 1930-10-24 

Description: Group portrait of children in costume posed on the back of a truck decorated with streamers for the Cheese Day Parade. Some of the children hold handwritte...

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Main Street

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: View down unpaved Main Street. A row of houses are on either side of the road, and there is a steep hill in the background.

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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...

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Prospect Avenue

Date: 1921 

Description: View of Prospect Avenue. A group of men and a woman standing in front of the store, which is a two-story wooden building with shuttered windows, next to a...

Date: 1829 

Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.

Date: 1920 

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).

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Putnam Residence

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Putnam residence and post office, with Mrs. Putnam sitting in a chair on the lawn, and Mr. Putnam (with a pipe in his mouth) standing behind her on...

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Rountree House

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: The John H. Rountree House, built in 1854. According to "The History of Wisconsin" (Vol. I, 1973), "The rise of the settlement at Platte Mounds was indisso...

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Description: Students pose outdoors in front of a clapboard one-room schoolhouse. In the background are an outhouse, fence, and trees.

Date: 1916 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Sherwin Gillett's brothers-in-law. They are: Charles, Alfred, Louis, Gustav, Otto and Herbert.

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Cassville Brewery

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the brewery dwarfed by the overhead bluffs. The brewery was built by William Schmitz. George Scheibl ran the brewery from 1899 until his d...

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Stock Days

Date: 1910 

Description: Elevated view of Stock Days. Horses and wagons loaded with livestock are lined up in a row on the snowy street. On the right is a train decorated with Amer...

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Ford Garage

Date: 1921 

Description: The Ford service station. There is graffiti on the interior side of the windows. A car is parked outside.

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After the Storm

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view along the Mississippi River shoreline after a storm. The water is high and there are damaged boats and debris scattered around. Men stand along the...

Date: 1925 

Description: View of an intersection with the State Bank and another business on the left. A water pump is across the street from the bank. A hardware store and another...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of young Lorin Gillett sitting on a stool.

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Business District

Date: 1909 

Description: View of row of shops taken from the intersection. A public telephone station, post office, and a barbershop are on the street. Employees and pedestrians po...

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