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Date: 1927 

Description: Old Soldiers' Reunion on the public square.

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: This photostat map shows plats, streets, and the public square. The bottom margin of the maps includes registration and certifications.

Date: 1947 ca.

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view showing unidentified mining operations.

Date: 1913 

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

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.

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Date: 1913 

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

Photograph

Zinc Miners

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Photograph

Zinc Mining

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Photograph

Miners at Diner

Date:  

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

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: 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: 1912 

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

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.

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...

Date: 1949-02-17 

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

Date: 1922-07-05 

Description: Panoramic group portrait of female and male students attending summer school at the Platteville State Normal School. Inscription at the bottom reads, "Prof...

Photograph

Blockhouse Mine

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Blockhouse lead mine with cows grazing.

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...

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