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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.

Date: 1930-10-24 

Description: Man sitting in driver's seat of a Skelly Truck promoting itself with banners and streamers. In the background on the right is a church.

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Stock Days

Date: 1910 

Description: Elevated view of Stock Days. Horses and wagons loaded with livestock are lined up in a row on the snowy street. On the right is a train decorated with Amer...

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Description: Small rural clapboard schoolhouse with class posing at entrance. There is a dog sitting on the right side of the building, and cows are in a field in the b...

Date: 1930-10-24 

Description: Group portrait of children in costume posed on the back of a truck decorated with streamers for the Cheese Day Parade. Some of the children hold handwritte...

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Street Scene

Date: 1916 

Description: View down driveway of two men and a woman stand on the open porch or loading dock of a building. A car is parked next to the group. There are other buildin...

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Description: Full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young child in a dress with puffed sleeves, holding a wagon with a stuffed bear.

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Boy with Calf

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Claire Alexander poses with a young calf in a pasture near a wooded ravine at his father's farm. There is a manure spreader and shed in the background.

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Schoolroom Interior

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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...

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Description: Teacher and students posed on lawn in front of clapboard school building. An outhouse and shed are behind the building on the right and left.

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Emma Gillett

Date:  date unknown

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

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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."

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State Bank

Date: 1916 

Description: View across street of five men posing on the sidewalk outside the State Bank. Next door to the bank, on the left, is the City Meat Market.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a man dressed as a cowboy. He is aiming a gun in one hand and holding a whip in the other. Th...

Date: 1913 

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

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After the Storm

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view along the Mississippi River shoreline after a storm. The water is high and there are damaged boats and debris scattered around. Men stand along the...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: On the right a mailman is standing with his horse and cart. The cart is labeled 'RFD Route No.1' and 'U.S. Mail'. Members of his family, one boy and one gi...

Date: 1898 

Description: Outdoor class group portrait of the 5th and 6th grades of Muscoda Public School. An "X" marks Emma Schmitt (the future Mrs. Sherwin Gillett). Boys kneel in...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A little girl wearing a dress and a frilly hat posed on a bench. She is posed in front of a painted backdrop, and at her feet is a fur rug.

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