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Photograph

State Normal School

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the State Normal School, founded in 1866.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A view of the First Methodist Church.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A view of the Mitchell-Rountree house.

Date: 1951-09-15 

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

Grant County Rural Schools

Photograph

State Mining School

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A view of the State Mining School. This maple tree was planted in 1869 by, Professor Charles H. Allen, Professor Duncan McGregor, and Melvin Grigsby.

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...

Photograph

City Park

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A view of the city park with gazebo.

Photograph

Football Team

Date: 1899 

Description: The football team from Platteville Normal School.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view looking down Main Street.

Date: 1944-07-02 

Description: Coon dogs treeing a raccoon with handler and spectators observing. Sign on spectators' fence says: "Elect Taylor G. Brown, Republican Candidate for Lieuten...

Date: 1912 

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

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

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.

Photograph

Rountree House

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: The John H. Rountree House, built in 1854. According to "The History of Wisconsin" (Vol. I, 1973), "The rise of the settlement at Platte Mounds was indisso...

Photograph

State Mining School

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A view of the plaque on a maple tree outside the State Mining School. It reads "Planted April 1869 by Professor Charles H. Allen, Professor Duncan McGregor...

Date: 1927 

Description: Old Soldiers' Reunion on the public square.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A view of the Mitchell-Rountree house (the first).

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...

Photograph

Empire Mine

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Empire zinc and lead mine. Very litle lead is now produced.

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