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Outdoor Exhibit

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: An outdoor exhibit, possibly at Tower Hill State Park, with a display featuring a "pig of lead" found near the shot tower there. There is also a bronze pla...

Date: 1889-04 

Description: Sheet 2 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

Date: 1955-12-21 

Description: Model of proposed city auditorium (Monona Terrace) taken inside Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin Studio. The view is from above showing the roof top terrace.

Photograph

Shake Rag Street

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A Cornish miner's home on Shake Rag Street.

Map or Atlas

Map of Mineral Point

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A hand-drawn plat map of Mineral Point, Wisconsin showing street layout and location of buildings.

Photograph

Walker Hotel Ruins

Date: 1962-06-16 

Description: The ruined facade of the Walker Hotel.

Date: 1914 after

Description: Elevated view of the forecourt at Taliesin II, the home of architect Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellowship. In the foreground are the gates betwee...

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior of the Cobb Canning Company. The factory features a water tower and chimney.

Photograph

Shake Rag Street

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Shake Rag Street, showing Cornish miner's homes. The street was formerly called Howard Street in honor of Capt. R.C. Howard who was stationed at Fort Defia...

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Aerial view of various buildings and roads.

Photograph

Residential Street

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of a residential street and house. The writing on the image reads, "A pretty resident st. Barneveld, Wis. No.10".

Photograph

Walker Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: The ruins of the Walker Hotel.

Date: 1889-04 

Description: Sheet 4 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

Date: 1932 

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...

Photograph

Farm Yard

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: A view of the William Ruggles farm with an old farm wagon in the foreground. A number of farm buildings are in the background, with a fence and hill on the...

Photograph

Business Section

Date: 1921 

Description: Elevated view of the central business district. The Avoca Cooperative Company is on the street corner on the left. Three men congregate near a car parked a...

Date: 1964-05 

Description: View of newly planted cornfield and rolling hills, near Highway H.

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,...

Photograph

Taliesin

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright's residence and studio. Taliesin is located in the vicinity of Spring Green, Wisconsin.

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