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Date: 1947 ca.

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

Photograph

Zinc Mining

Date: 1915 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1947 ca.

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

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

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.

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...

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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: 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: 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...

Photograph

Zinc Miners

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Photograph

Lead mine interior

Date: 1930 ca.

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

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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: 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.

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...

Date: 1927 

Description: Old Soldiers' Reunion on the public square.

Date: 1913 

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

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