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Date: 1943-09-04 

Description: Governor Goodland conferring with District Attorney John Grindell and Sheriff Aloys Klaas about gambling in Grant County.


Date: 1916-06 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Conrad and Mary Schmitt's (Emma Gillett's parents) Golden Wedding Anniversary.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Interior view of the parlor of the Conrad Schmitt (Sherwin Gillett's father-in-law) home. Family photographs are on the wall and on the piano.


Woman And Lambs

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Winter scene with woman tending lambs in a snow-covered farm yard with log buildings in the background.

Map or Atlas

Platteville, Wisconsin

Date: 1969 

Description: This street map was given out by Mound City Bank and features a legend of points of interest and a street index. Streets are labeled as is the Roundtree Br...

Date: 1931 

Description: Group portrait on the lawn in front of a porch at the 25th Wedding Anniversary of Sherwin and Emma Gillett. Sherwin and Emma are standing on the left. Thei...


Steamboats at Dock

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of three steamboats at dock. Men are sitting and standing on the boats. Partial names of two of the boats are visible.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emma Schmitt (the future Mrs. Sherwin Gillett) and her sister Elena. The frame has the S. Gillett imprint, but t...


Saint Clara Academy

Date: 1846 after

Description: A view of the college and surrounding green space at Saint Clara Academy. Saint Clara Academy moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922, and since 1970 has g...


Description: View from road of a teacher and students posing on front landing of a clapboard one-room schoolhouse with bell tower.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Uppen's residence in spring. The house was built in 1850.

Date: 1912 

Description: Announcement from the Educational Department of the Big Badger Fair, held September 3-6, 1912 in Platteville.


Down in the Mine

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Miners in the bowels of a lead mine.


Barber Home

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The home of Joel Allen Barber who helped frame the present constitution of Wisconsin.

Date: 1924 

Description: View across railroad tracks of storefronts located near the train depot. The shops include: Montford Lumber Company, Damerow's Cafe, and the American Hotel...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of group of people on an excursion boat which is along the shoreline.



Date:  date unknown

Description: Two cows graze under a bridge.


Harmonica Class

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of outdoor group portrait of the 7th and 8th grade harmonica (mouth organ) class. Sherwin Gillett's son Lorin is identified with an "...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of reception rooms at Saint Clara Academy. Founded by Father Samuel Mazzuchelli and built in 1852, the academy's reception rooms feature religious...


General Store

Date: 1933 

Description: View across road of the Mount Ida post office and general store. A man is sitting on the porch.

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