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Map or Atlas

Platteville, Wisconsin

Date: 1960 ca.

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

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Description: Letterhead of the Industrial Arts Division, Wisconsin State College-Platteville, with a view of the front of the division building and a cloud-filled sky,...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view showing unidentified mining operations.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville.

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.

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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...

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State College (later renamed the University of Wisconsin-Platteville). Student Union in final stages of construction with Wisconsin State College...

Date: 1930 

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

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Description: Copy of an artist's rendering of an exterior view of the Platteville Public Library. The library was funded with a $12,500 donation from Andrew Carnegie. B...

Date: 1913 

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

Photograph

Home of E. France

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Description: Home of E. France & Son. The buildings from left to right are: Warehouse No. 2 (partially blocked by 20 foot tall spruce hedge), Warehouse No. 3, 160 colon...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype 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...

Date: 1951-09-15 

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

Photograph

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...

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Miners at Diner

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

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Blockhouse Mine

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Blockhouse lead mine with cows grazing.

Date: 1949-02-17 

Description: One of five aerial views of Platteville and surrounding countryside covered in snow.

Date: 1944-07-02 

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

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