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Photograph

Maria Schmitt

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Maria Schmitt (b.1842), mother-in-law of Sherwin Gillett.

Date: 1892 

Description: Group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the Conrad Schmitt family of Muscoda. Emma Schmitt married Sherwin Gillett in 1906.

Photograph

Emma Gillett

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Emma Gillett, wife of Sherwin, mother of Lorin.

Photograph

Date: 1916-06 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Conrad and Mary Schmitt's (Emma Gillett's parents) Golden Wedding Anniversary.

Date: 1901 

Description: Portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emma Schmitt (the future Mrs. Sherwin Gillett) and her sister Elena.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Composite of views of Muscoda including: Electric Light plant, Smalley House, St. John Catholic Church, Lover's Lane, Muscoda Public School, Wisconsin Aven...

Photograph

Muscoda in Valley

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view over trees of the town of Muscoda. The water tower is in the center. The commercial district is on the left, and dwellings are in the foregro...

Date: 1916 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Sherwin Gillett's brothers-in-law. They are: Charles, Alfred, Louis, Gustav, Otto and Herbert.

Photograph

Old and New Bridges

Date: 1963 

Description: Cement and steel bridge over the Wisconsin River. Alongside are the ruined stone foundations of the former bridge.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Interior view of the parlor of the Conrad Schmitt (Sherwin Gillett's father-in-law) home. Family photographs are on the wall and on the piano.

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Row of Factories

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The back lot of a row of factories. Alongside the buildings, there are piles of raw materials, lumber slabs, carts, and a parked car.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: High school graduation portrait of Lorin Gillett. He is wearing a graduation gown and mortarboard.

Photograph

Pickering Camp

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: C.R. Pickering Camp on Mill Creek, in summer. Shelter on hill overlooking pond.

Date: 1913 

Description: Photographic postcard along shoreline of a group of people fishing at Rudolph Mill. Sherwin Gillett's wife's cousin, William Schmitt, is standing in the fo...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emma Gillett with their German Shepherd, Monday.

Date: 1930-10-24 

Description: Group portrait of children in costume posed on the back of a truck decorated with streamers for the Cheese Day Parade. Some of the children hold handwritte...

Date: 1903 

Description: Group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the Muscoda High School Girls' Basketball Team and their coach. The frame has the S. Gillett imprint, but...

Date: 1966 

Description: Sherwin and Emma Gillett posing for their 60th Wedding Anniversary with their 1906 portraits in a frame behind them.

Date: 1916 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the six Schmitt brothers, Sherwin Gillett's brothers-in-law. In birth order they are: Charles (b. 1868), Alfred (b. 1870), Louis...

Photograph

Mrs. Elston

Date: 1941 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Mrs. Laura Elston, wife of Henry Elston of Muscoda.

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