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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin
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.
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...
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: 1915 ca.
Description: A view showing unidentified mining operations.
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: A view of Royce Hall at the Wisconsin State College at Platteville.
Description: View looking east down Main Street at the intersection with Court Street. Coyle's Drugstore can be seen on the right.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: A view of Main Street, looking east.
Description: Exhibit featuring pressed flowers, maps, drawings, and written compositions.
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...
Description: View across fairground racetrack, with judging stands and large barn in the background.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Blockhouse lead mine with cows grazing.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A view of the Post Office.
Description: Exhibit featuring maps, drawings, photographs, and compositions.
Date: date unknown
Description: A view of the State Teacher's College. The State Teacher's College and the Mining College in Platteville merged in the late 19th Century to become what is...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A view looking down Main Street.
Description: A view of Tufa Falls.
Description: A view of the Mitchell-Rountree house, built in 1837.
Description: A view of the city park with gazebo.
Description: Two men work in a zinc mine near Platteville, Wisconsin.
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