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Wright House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Wright House hotel located at 100 N Madison Street. Men pose near the entrance of the building. The Philipps House is located next door.

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Depot and Train

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View across road of travelers on platform exiting the Lancaster train depot. A man sits on a horse-drawn wagon in front of the depot.

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Description: Jamestown students sitting and standing along a fence in front of clapboard one-room school building on a small hill.

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Lorin Gillett

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sherwin Gillett's son Lorin playing an organ. He is posed in front of a painted backdrop. On the organ is written: "Beethoven Organ Co., Washington, N.J. U...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Man standing in front of barbed wire fence with an orchard behind him. He is holding a branch of leaves and what appears to be fruit. The horse and the bug...

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Public School

Date: 1921 

Description: View up hill of two men standing at the entrance of the public school. There is a hand-pump near the entrance, and a bell tower on the roof of the school.

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Haystacks

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A man stands among four large haystacks, and a young girl sits posing on the top of the haystack on the right.

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R.M.L. Club

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A group of seven men posing in front of a tree with their arms over each others shoulders. George Ortscheidt, President; L.G. Ward, Secretary.

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Winter scene with a plowed road and automobile stuck in a snowbank. There is a snowplow in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length portrait of Maria and Conrad Schmitt, Sherwin Gillett's mother- and father-in-law.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An old-time fiddle-maker sitting in his shop holding a fiddle. Other fiddles are displayed on a table.

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.

Date: 1913 

Description: View from the road of fairgoers on front lawn of Union High School. Two automobiles are parked in the foreground.

Date: 1829 

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

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School Picnic

Date: 1905-06-30 

Description: Group portrait of a Muscoda Public School picnic. Emma Schmitt (later Mrs. Sherwin Gillett) is on the far left of the top row. The 1905 Wisconsin Census ha...

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Viele Automobile

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Two men sitting in an open car in a field. There is a bluff in the background. On the front of the car underneath the windshield is a license plate with th...

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Lead Mine Interior

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View inside a lead mine showing six miners with a car on a track.

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Laura B. James

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted quarter-length studio portrait of Laura James, in profile. She is the mother of Ada James.

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Car Ferry

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Cassville Ferry with three cars and passengers, crossing the Mississippi River from Cassville to Turkey River, Iowa.

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Business District

Date: 1921 

Description: View across street towards the row of businesses along the sidewalk on the right. Includes, from the right, a man in an apron, and three young girls standi...

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