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Date: 1862-07-24 

Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.

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...


Brown House

Date: 1895 ca.

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


Interior of Home

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior of the Daniel Brown home in Bloomington. Brown was a retail merchant. Mr. Zimmerman was a prominent lawyer, and one-time law partner of R.M La Fol...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of Cassville shows plat of town, roads, and the Mississippi River. Relief is shown by hachures. The map includes an inset map of a Plat of townshi...

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.

Date: 1889-05-12 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Nelson Dewey on a cabinet card. He is wearing a suit and has a long white beard.

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: The Grant County Soldier's Monument was erected in 1866 and dedicated in July of 1867.


Football Team

Date: 1899 

Description: The football team from Platteville Normal School.


View of Bloomington

Date: 1873 after

Description: View of Bloomington by the pioneer photographer of the village, Frank Witcomb, sometime after 1873. There are buildings identified in the foreground on bot...


Potosi Brewery

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Potosi Brewery at about the time Adam Schumacher took over the operation. Children and adults can be seen near a fence and in horse-dr...

Date: 1880 before

Description: Street corner with two buildings that have been destroyed by a fire, a brick fence, and some trees. There is a wooden cart in the lower right corner.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Lancaster with the Congregational Church to the right.

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Sanborn map of Montfort, population 800.

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...


Farwell Hotel

Date: 1865 ca.

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

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: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of Cassville shows plat of the town, roads, landings and public wharfs and the Mississippi River.


John Geiger House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Geiger house, residence of John Geiger. His son, Ferdinand A. Geiger, was a Federal District Judge in Milwaukee from 1912 through the 1930s.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype of a studio portrait of Blacksmith Wanamaker and an unidentified man standing on either side of an anvil. The man on the left is holding a horses...

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