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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

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: 1933 ca.

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

Date: 1901 

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

Photograph

Date: 1916-06 

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

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Lorin Gillett at approximately 21 years of age.

Postcard

Harmonica Class

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of outdoor group portrait of the 7th and 8th grade harmonica (mouth organ) class. Sherwin Gillett's son Lorin is identified with an "...

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:  date unknown

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

Date: 1916 

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

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: 1930-10-24 

Description: Group portrait of children posed on flatbed truck decorated with streamers as a float for Cheese Day. A sign reads: "Cheese is King," and a boy dressed as...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of young Lorin Gillett sitting on a stool.

Photograph

Collapsed Barn

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Two men and a child look at a barn that has collapsed, possibily due to a windstorm or tornado.

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: 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.

Photograph

Emma Gillett

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

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