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Date: 1949-06 

Description: Gophering, or prospecting for lead using a Windlass at Maplewood Farm.

Photograph

Lead mine interior

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View inside a lead mine showing six miners with a car on a track.

Date: 1906 

Description: This topographical map shows the Little Platte River, shafts, test-pits, old workings, contour lines of Galena limestone elevation, railroads, and building...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville.

Grant County Rural Schools

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Miner inside a zinc mine.

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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,...

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.

Date: 1912 

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

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

Home of E. France

Date:  

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...

Photograph

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.

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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: 1909 

Description: View across fairground racetrack, with judging stands and large barn in the background.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype 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 a horses...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This photocopy map show labeled streets and plats.

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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