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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: 1910 ca.

Description: Miner inside a zinc mine.

Date: 1829 

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

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville.

Date: 1913 

Description: Exhibit featuring pressed flowers, maps, drawings, and written compositions.

Map or Atlas

Platteville, Wisconsin

Date: 1969 

Description: This street map was given out by Mound City Bank and features a legend of points of interest and a street index. Streets are labeled as is the Roundtree Br...

Grant County Rural Schools


Music Store

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of a music shop with phonographs, violins, phonograph records displayed on the wall, and wax cylinders lining a shelf.

Date: 1944-07-02 

Description: Coon dogs starting race with handlers and spectators in background.


Blockhouse Mine

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Blockhouse lead mine with cows grazing.

Date: 1951-09-15 

Description: At a Wisconsin Dairy Day event, the photographer turned the camera from the speaker, Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, to the large audience gathered to listen t...

Date: 1912 

Description: Announcement from the Educational Department of the Big Badger Fair, held September 3-6, 1912 in Platteville.


Football Team

Date: 1899 

Description: The football team from Platteville Normal School.

Date: 1909 

Description: View across fairground racetrack, with judging stands and large barn in the background.

Map or Atlas

Platteville, Wis.

Date: 1896 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville with twenty-two locations identified below image. Town square to left of center, behind Main Street. Area bordered by Lancast...

Date: 1906 

Description: This topographical map shows the Little Platte River, shafts, test-pits, old workings, contour lines of Galena limestone elevation, railroads, and building...


Zinc Miners

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Zinc miners pose with an ore bucket down in a mine

Date: 1961-08-23 

Description: A new category, heirloom recipes, was added to the 1961 cookbook recipe contest sponsored by the Wisconsin State Journal. The first place winner in this n...


Tyler House

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: A reproduction of an early print of a long, two story wooden building with a front porch identified as the Tyler House. A man drives a horse-drawn wagon in...

Date: 1951-09-15 

Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy greets admirers at a Dairy Day event in Platteville.

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