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Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Photograph

Zinc Mining

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two men work in a zinc mine near Platteville, Wisconsin.

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: Exterior view of the Klindt-Geiger Canning Company. A group of male and female employees are posed outdoors on the loading dock along the railroad tracks.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of the office the Dewey Home featuring the desk and bookshelves.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1921 

Description: Main Street, where two young girls walk on the sidewalk, and a horse and carriage and two cars are parked in the street. There is a townhouse complex on th...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A group of Potosi Brewery employees inside the brewery.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype of a studio portrait of Blacksmith Wanamaker and an unidentified man standing on either side of an anvil. The man on the left is holding a horses...

Map or Atlas

Platteville, Wisconsin

Date: 1969 

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down railroad tracks, showing the switching station, water tank, and buildings. Two men stand on the railroad tracks. Ester Point is near Cassville, W...

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Description: A man and a woman stand on the customer side of the counters. Phil Hof stands with a large knife behind a tabled covered with meat, while Sam and Herman Ho...

Photograph

Haying Operations

Date: 1945-07 

Description: Front view of two men wearing hats standing atop a wagon piled with hay that is being pulled across a partially cut hay field by two horses.

Date: 1928-12-29 

Description: Farmers use a 6-roll husker shredder and a Farmall Regular tractor outside a barn on the farm of Will Rasque.

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...

Photograph

Toledo Scale

Date: 1928-05-20 

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

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...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field of two men pitching grain into horse-drawn wagons. Between the two wagons is a man in a horse-drawn carriage. In the far background is an...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men working on the railroad near a farm field.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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