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Family Gathering

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Sherwin Gillett's extended family. Top row: Gerald Baumeister, son of Sherwin's sister, Helen; Lorin Gillett, son of Sherwin; Rufus Gille...

Date: 1904 

Description: Apiary of 92 colonies owned by N.E. France, a celebrated beekeeper. In the center is the frame of the 10x10-ft extracting house.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Interior view of the parlor of the Conrad Schmitt (Sherwin Gillett's father-in-law) home. Family photographs are on the wall and on the piano.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of a female telephone operator at an 1890s era switchboard.

Date: 1929 

Description: A rock formation called "Black Hawk Monument" in Nelson Dewey State Park -- now Wyalusing State Park.

Date: 1916 

Description: Studio group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the Gillett children, left to right: Sherry (b. 1913), Lorin (b. 1915), and Harry (b. 1910).

Date: 1829 

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


School Picnic

Date: 1905-06-30 

Description: Group portrait of a Muscoda Public School picnic. Emma Schmitt (later Mrs. Sherwin Gillett) is on the far left of the top row. The 1905 Wisconsin Census ha...



Date:  date unknown

Description: View down platform and two sets of railroad tracks towards depot. One man stands on the platform in the foreground. Two people are further down the tracks...

Date: 1913 

Description: Photographic postcard along shoreline of a group of people fishing at Rudolph Mill. Sherwin Gillett's wife's cousin, William Schmitt, is standing in the fo...

Date: 1931 

Description: Group portrait on the lawn in front of a porch at the 25th Wedding Anniversary of Sherwin and Emma Gillett. Sherwin and Emma are standing on the left. Thei...

Date: 1920 

Description: Studio group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the Gillett children, left to right: Harry (b. 1910), Sherry (b. 1913), and Lorin (b. 1915).


Millinery Shop

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of the Millinery Shop at Stonefield. A woman stands at the counter putting on a hat. Hats are displayed on the shelves.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A bird's eye view overlooking the Mississippi River, sand bars, the railroad bridge, surrounding forests and wetlands.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view from bluff overlooking the railroad tracks and yard along the Mississippi River. A group of men are gathered on the track near stacks of lumb...

Date: 1965-07-04 

Description: Hills and fog at sunrise, looking out from the north side of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of young Lorin Gillett sitting on a stool.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Stonefield Village, with the Mississippi River in the background.

Date: 1938 

Description: View of the Wisconsin River through trees near Muscoda. A large barn is on the far side of the river.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An old log house in the woods at Nelson Dewey State Park surrounded by oak trees.

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