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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: 1835 ca.

Description: Plat for a proposed Sinsinawa City (never built), in Grant County, Wis. When it became clear in the mid-1830s that Wisconsin Territory would be established...

Date: 1867 ca.

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

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville.

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Farwell Hotel

Date: 1865 ca.

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

Date: 1829 

Description: Wash drawing of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Hollman, who were early settlers in Platteville, Wisconsin.

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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: 1868 ca.

Description: The Grant County Soldier's Monument.

Date: 1875 

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

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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: 1862-07-24 

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

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: On the right a mailman is standing with his horse and cart. The cart is labeled 'RFD Route No.1' and 'U.S. Mail'. Members of his family, one boy and one gi...

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Mississippi River

Date: 1885 ca.

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

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: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Muscoda.

Date: 1850 ca.

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

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...

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Straw Lead Furnace

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A straw lead furnace, an open hearth furnace where lead sulphite (Galena) was roasted. Located on the Rountree brach of the Little Platte River, Richard St...

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Football Team

Date: 1899 

Description: The football team from Platteville Normal School.

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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