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Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Wooman wearing gauzy clothing and posed in front of a painted backdrop. Her hair is styled in a pompadour.

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View over water of a three-decked sternwheeler loaded with passengers and flying two large flags. The one at the back is a United States flag. There is a s...

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: 1867 ca.

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

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: 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...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: D.F. Brown house during the spring or summer, with two elm trees, three children and a woman. A picket fence runs along the sidewalk in the front of the h...

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...

Date: 1850 ca.

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

Date: 1864 

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

Photograph

Brown House

Date: 1895 ca.

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

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

Family on Porch

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1892 

Description: Group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the Conrad Schmitt family of Muscoda. Emma Schmitt married Sherwin Gillett in 1906.

Date: 1894 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

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...

Date: 1875 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Lancaster, with inset of Monument for the Soldiers of Grant County.

Date: 1887 

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

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