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Rock School

Date:  date unknown

Description: The two-story stone schoolhouse. A flagpole hangs over the entrance.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville.

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Empire House Hotel

Date: 1925-08 

Description: A view of the front of the Empire House Hotel, showing the porch and balcony. There are many wicker chairs on the porch, and there is an automobile parked...

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Ruins of Rome

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from street of the Farmers and Merchants Bank after a fire. All that's left standing is its neo-classical marble facade with columns framing a doorway...

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Steamer "Eclipse"

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Frank Feiker 'Souvenir' photograph, labeled 'No 20' in the upper left corner. View from shoreline of a steamboat full of people arriving. There is a larg...

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Home of E. France

Date:  

Description: Home of E. France & Son. The buildings from left to right are: Warehouse No. 2 (partially blocked by 20 foot tall spruce hedge), Warehouse No. 3, 160 colon...

Date: 1912 

Description: Exterior view of church. The building features arched windows and a steeple with bell.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of parade with a band of clowns. One young boy dressed as a clown at the front is holding the American flag, and another clown holds a sign t...

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Description: Group portrait of children and their teacher posing on the lawn outside a clapboard school building. On the left side of the building is a stone foundation...

Date: 1909 

Description: Elevated view of the Fennimore, primarily the train depot. There is a windmill near railroad cars, and dwellings are in the distance.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of church. The building features arched windows, greenery, and a steeple with bell. A streetlamp hangs from the utility line.

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Business District

Date: 1925 

Description: View along road of a general store and filling station. Cars are parked along the curb. In the background is a hill with trees.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the exterior of the Conrad Schmitt (Sherwin Gillett's future father-in-law) residence. There are two unidentified men on the porch posing in the sh...

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Business District

Date: 1925 

Description: View across street of the business district towards a general store, which has merchandise displayed in the large front windows. An automobile is parked in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the State Teacher's College. The State Teacher's College and the Mining College in Platteville merged in the late 19th Century to become what is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A river navigation light on the Mississippi River. People were paid to keep them lit so the steam boats could operate at night. Bearded man sitting at bas...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field of stone school building with outhouse and a wood pile. In the background is a church with a belfry. A road is along the right leading up...

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Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down commercial Main Street looking south. A buggy travels down the dirt road.

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Tyler House

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: A reproduction of an early print of a long, two story wooden building with a front porch identified as the Tyler House. A man drives a horse-drawn wagon in...

Date: 1912-05 

Description: Group of children pose in front of the entrance to a brick building. First row, reading from left to right: Willie Wieland, Millie Geyer, Florence, Wielan...

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