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Date: 1864 

Description: The village, founded by Delos W. Taft, had its name changed to Bloomington in 1867. It had been named Tafton.

Photograph

Mississippi River

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Mississippi River stereograph with a St. Jacob's Oil building in the distance.

Date: 1842 

Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows furnaces, saw mills, houses, roads, grist mills, entries, reservations, and diggings. "Compiled by order of the Board of C...

Photograph

Glen Haven

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph of buildings in Glen Haven.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Man in coat and top hat holding the harness of a horse attached to a buggy.

Photograph

Saint Clara Academy

Date: 1846 after

Description: A view of the main buildings at Saint Clara Academy, set against a hill. Saint Clara Academy moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922, and since 1970 has go...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Galena (lead sulfide) was melted at this open hearth furnace owned by Richard Straw and Company on the Roundtree Branch of the Little Platte River. The men...

Date: 1845-06 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and shows the numbers, dimensions, and acreages of lots, as well as survey monuments and streets. Also included is a cert...

Date: 1896-11-01 

Description: Canal Street less than a year before a fire swept through and destroyed many of these buildings on March 22, 1897, resulting in a loss of about $45,000. P...

Photograph

A Lancaster Home

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a home in Lancaster.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A view of the First Methodist Church.

Date: 1887 

Description: View over Mississippi River of town on shoreline with bluff in the background.

Photograph

Farwell Hotel

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the three-story Farwell Hotel in Lancaster.

Photograph

Football Team

Date: 1899 

Description: The football team from Platteville Normal School.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The home of Governor Nelson Dewey, built in 1842 and later owned by Miss Abbey Phelps.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Six young women are posed on a ladder in a woods. There is a young girl in front of them. A woman and a young girl are standing off to the side.

Photograph

Brown House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Pedestrian walking on the snowy street in front of Daniel Fitch Brown's house.

Map or Atlas

Platteville, Wis.

Date: 1896 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville with twenty-two locations identified below image. Town square to left of center, behind Main Street. Area bordered by Lancast...

Photograph

Family on Porch

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Several generations of a family posing on the porch of a house.

Date: 1898 

Description: Outdoor class group portrait of the 5th and 6th grades of Muscoda Public School. An "X" marks Emma Schmitt (the future Mrs. Sherwin Gillett). Boys kneel in...

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