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Date: 1961-08-20 ca.

Description: A weathered sign is posted on a fence near the edge of a cornfield. There is a patch of milkweed in front of the fence.

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People on Street

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Post office is first building on the left. Other buildings occupied by doctor's office, saloon, livery and feed stable, etc. Persons identified by name, bu...

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Pickering Camp

Date: 1920 ca.

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

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Street Scene

Date: 1906 

Description: View down street of buildings.

Date: 1921 

Description: View from bluff of Cassville with the Mississippi River in the background.

Date: 1946-08-23 

Description: Aunt Lily Richmond sang African American spirituals for song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas. Richmond came to Grant County Wisconsin with her parents, fr...

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State Bank

Date: 1909 

Description: The exterior of Blue River State Bank. Thorough the front window a man can be seen at his desk.

Date: 1949-06 

Description: Gophering, or prospecting for lead using a Windlass at Maplewood Farm.

Date: 1924 

Description: View across railroad tracks of storefronts located near the train depot. The shops include: Montford Lumber Company, Damerow's Cafe, and the American Hotel...

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Maria Schmitt

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1829 

Description: Wash drawing of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Hollman, who were early settlers in Platteville, Wisconsin.

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Public School

Date: 1973 

Description: Exterior of public school building with a slide and trees.

Date: 1949-08-04 

Description: People sit on a bench and stand on the lawn surrounding the summer house on Governor Dewey's estate, called Stonefield.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: An elevated view of town. Caption reads: "Arrived here today 4 p.m. Will work at mines about 2 miles from here. Expect to go to Platteville the last of thi...

Date: 1904 

Description: Apiary of 92 colonies owned by N.E. France, a celebrated beekeeper. In the center is the frame of the 10x10-ft extracting house.

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Street Scene

Date: 1921 

Description: View down middle of commercial street. There is a hotel/ice cream shop on the right. Cars are parked along the curb on both sides of the street.

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Schoolroom Interior

Date:  

Description: Interior of rural schoolroom. A teacher at the back of the room appears to be helping as students of all ages sit working at their desks. A large U.S. Flag...

Date: 1924 

Description: Looking down from a hilltop of a car parked under a tree. The campground is populated with well-dressed families walking down a path, and their parked cars...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the State Teacher's College. The State Teacher's College and the Mining College in Platteville merged in the late 19th Century to become what is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Shops along Main Street after the rain. On the left, there is the dentist office of S. A. Marlow, August Dreifus and Company Clothing - "shoes for the whol...

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