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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: 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.
Description: The village, founded by Delos W. Taft, had its name changed to Bloomington in 1867. It had been named Tafton.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Man in coat and top hat holding the harness of a horse attached to a buggy.
Description: Sanborn map of Montfort, population 800.
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: 1885 ca.
Description: Mississippi River stereograph with a St. Jacob's Oil building in the distance.
Description: The home of Governor Nelson Dewey, built in 1842 and later owned by Miss Abbey Phelps.
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: 1867 ca.
Description: The Grant County Soldier's Monument was erected in 1866 and dedicated in July of 1867.
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...
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...
Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.
Description: Stereograph of buildings in Glen Haven.
Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Includes certifications signed by "Geo R. Bluntz, District Survey of Grant Co. W.T." and Ben C. Eastman.
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: 1898 ca.
Description: Wooman wearing gauzy clothing and posed in front of a painted backdrop. Her hair is styled in a pompadour.
Description: Birds eye drawing of Boscobel, Grant County, depicts street names and street layouts, houses, rivers and trees. A reference key at the bottom of the map sh...
Description: The football team from Platteville Normal School.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Muscoda.
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