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Photograph

Cheese Day

Date: 1930-10-24 

Description: Group of people posing among round wood cheese boxes on a flatbed truck decorated as a float in the Cheese Day Parade. One person holds a sign that says: "...

Date: 1930-10-24 

Description: A line of clowns and assorted pantomime animals dressed up for Cheese Day. The animals include; a horse, a woodchuck, a bear, a giraffe and an elephant. A...

Date: 1927-10 

Description: View along shoreline of construction of the New Free bridge. Men work on and below the wooden bridge, which is partially constructed. A crane is on the bri...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of metal bridge spanning the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Lorin Gillett at approximately 15 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 "...

Date: 1924 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of a class featuring Lorin Gillett (son of Sherwin Gilett), and their teacher sitting on the steps in front of the double door of wh...

Photograph

Mrs. Elston

Date: 1941 

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

Photograph

Pickering Camp

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Photograph

Sunday School Class

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Emma Schmitt's (the future Mrs. Sherwin Gillett) Sunday School class. Emma is in the first one on the left in the first row.

Date: 1933 ca.

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

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.

Photograph

Emma Gillett

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1956 

Description: Sherwin and Emma Gillett at their 50th Wedding Anniversary, seated in front of a photograph of them in a heart-shaped frame with the caption: "When you and...

Photograph

Rundolph Mill & Dam

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View of the Rundolph Mill and dam near Muscoda. A man stands near the far side of the bridge on the left. The banks of the river are rocky cliffs, and a st...

Date: 1956 

Description: Guests gathered for Sherwin and Emma Gillett's 50 Wedding Anniversary banquet.

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

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: 1966 

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

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...

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