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Date: 1865 ca.

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

Photograph

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...

Date: 1875 

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

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: 1898 ca.

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

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A view of the First Methodist Church.

Photograph

Court House Square

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Court House Square in Lancaster.

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.

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: 1890 ca.

Description: Interior view of the lobby.

Photograph

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...

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: 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: 1857 

Description: Relief shown by hachures. "Lith. of Ed. Mendel, Chicago." Shows townships and sections, rivers, roads, railroads, houses, flour mills, saw mills, furnaces...

Photograph

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...

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.

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: 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...

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