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Photograph

Miners at Diner

Date:  

Description: Zinc miners at tables in the dining hall near.

Photograph

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: 1947 ca.

Description: This photocopy of a hand-drawn map shows streets, a public square, lots, and extensive registrations and certifications.

Date: 1930 

Description: View looking east down Main Street at the intersection with Court Street. Coyle's Drugstore can be seen on the right.

Date: 1913 

Description: Exhibit featuring maps, drawings, photographs, and compositions.

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Date: 1951-09-15 

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

Date: 2008 

Description: The brick building at 340 South Chestnut Street, was built around 1930. It resembled the house-with-canopy-type station commonly constructed throughout the...

Date:  

Description: An engraving based on a drawing by Alexander Simplot of the Platteville Brewery (spelled Plattville). It is an elevated perspective showing the main buildi...

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: 1913 

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

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:  

Description: Letterhead of N.E. France of Platteville, Wisconsin, the general manager and treasurer of the National Bee-Keepers Association, in the form of a label for...

Photograph

Zinc Mining

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two men work in a zinc mine near Platteville, Wisconsin.

Photograph

City Park

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A view of the city park with gazebo.

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...

Date: 1927 

Description: Old Soldiers' Reunion on the public square.

Photograph

Football Team

Date: 1899 

Description: The football team from Platteville Normal School.

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: 1900 after

Description: This photocopy map show labeled streets and plats.

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