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Date: 1921 

Description: A passenger train stopped at the depot. Three men are standing on the left, one of them pushing a cart. A row of milk cans is along the side of the depot b...

Map or Atlas

Platteville, Wisconsin

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This street map was likely given out by Mound City Bank and features a legend of points of interest and a street index. Streets are labeled as is the Round...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior of a lead mine. The five miners are holding candles or lanterns.

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...

Photograph

Badger State Bank

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from street of the Badger State Bank, which is on the first floor. On the second floor is a dentist's office. A telephone or telegraph pole is on the...

Photograph

Stone Quarry

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Stone quarry, with men working near a wagon, and at the base of the hill. In the background is a steep hill with trees.

Photograph

Bagley

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from road of a brick building under construction. Five men are posed in front near a pile of bricks. Four men are posed in the window openings on the...

Date: 1929-12-29 

Description: Two men work on the Will Rasque farm using a horse-drawn wagon and a six-roll husker-shredder.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Brewery employees, many of them from the Schumacher family, pose with barrels outside the brewery.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Galena (lead sulfide) was melted at this open hearth furnace owned by Richard Straw and Company on the Roundtree Branch of the Little Platte River. The men...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of workmen and young boys posing with horses and hand tools. They are working on an excavating project near Boscobel.

Photograph

Toledo Scale

Date: 1928-05-20 

Description: Two men weighing milk cans on Toledo scales at the Pet Milk Company.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Winter scene of snow-covered road with two men shoveling snow. A dog is standing in the road near the men. The road is lined with fenced fields and telepho...

Photograph

Cheese Factory

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man poses outdoors in front of a cheese factory. Behind him next to the building is a large wooden tub on stilts, perhaps for holding water.

Photograph

Lumberyard

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of men in the Kleinpel lumberyard posed in the midst of work. There are about two dozen men standing on wagons, inside buildings, and on a large stack...

Photograph

Sherwin Gillett

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Sherwin Gillett sitting in a chair, wearing a sweater, striped necktie and a hat. He is holding a brochure titled: "Portraits."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view from bluff overlooking the railroad tracks and yard along the Mississippi River. A group of men are gathered on the track near stacks of lumb...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Photograph

New State Bank

Date: 1913 

Description: Interior of the newly constructed state bank. Featured is a safe, which is open to display the metal gate which has the words: "State Bank of Fennimore" en...

Photograph

Toledo Scale

Date: 1928-05-20 

Description: A man weighs a milk can on an old scale at the Pet Milk Company.

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