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Photograph

Emma Gillett

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Gillette Studio

Date: 1938 

Description: Exterior view from road of the Gillette photography studio. Lorin is standing and posing next to the sign. An upside down sign is resting in the tall grass...

Date: 1938 

Description: View of the Wisconsin River through trees near Muscoda. A large barn is on the far side of the river.

Date: 1938 

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin River from Bogus Bluff. There is a tree in the foreground and sandbars in the river.

Photograph

Henry Elston Family

Date: 1937 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Henry Elston Family of Muscoda, with a dog sitting in the foreground. According to US censuses they are from left to right: M...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Multiple image camera on a tripod that was built by Sherwin Gillett, but not invented by him.

Photograph

Henry Elston Family

Date: 1937 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the extended Elston family, including sons-in-law and grandchildren.

Date: 1898 

Description: Outdoor class group portrait of the 5th and 6th grades of Muscoda Public School. An "X" marks Emma Schmitt (the future Mrs. Sherwin Gillett). Boys kneel in...

Photograph

Family Gathering

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Sherwin Gillett's extended family. Top row: Gerald Baumeister, son of Sherwin's sister, Helen; Lorin Gillett, son of Sherwin; Rufus Gille...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emma Schmitt (the future Mrs. Sherwin Gillett) and her sister Elena. The frame has the S. Gillett imprint, but t...

Photograph

Pickering Camp

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Date: 1930-10-24 

Description: Man sitting in driver's seat of a Skelly Truck promoting itself with banners and streamers. In the background on the right is a church.

Photograph

Laura B. James

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted quarter-length studio portrait of Laura James, in profile. She is the mother of Ada James.

Date: 1931 

Description: Group portrait on the lawn in front of a porch at the 25th Wedding Anniversary of Sherwin and Emma Gillett. Sherwin and Emma are standing on the left. Thei...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard view of rock structure known as Cordova Castle in Eagle Cave.

Date: 1901 

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

Date: 1930-10-24 ca.

Description: Celebrating the first "Cheese Day" with a parade. A group of spectators gather on the sidewalk near a truck displaying a banner and stove in the back.

Date: 1956 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Sherwin and Emma Gillett on the occasion of their 50th Wedding Anniversary, surrounded by their children and their spouses. The y...

Photograph

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.

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.

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