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From Sacred Calumets to Ashtrays
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Miners in the bowels of a lead mine.
Description: This 1867 manuscript map by Increase Lapham shows the topography and geology of the Blue Mounds region in the Town of Brigham in Iowa County and the towns...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View down road leading up to the Cokerville Mine. Two horses pulling a wagon are near the road, and automobiles are parked on the right near a building wit...
Description: Postcard of outdoor photograph of funeral and tent/morgue from the Cherry Mine disaster. Writing reads: "#37 Cherry Mine Horror Showing Morgue Dunham Photo...
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior of a badger-type early Wisconsin lead mine.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View from road of lead and zinc mines and surrounding buildings.
Description: Exterior of mining factory.
Description: Lead mining by digging at the ground surface.
Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.
Description: Pit at Hazel Green lead mine.
A Short History of Wisconsin
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Students from Platteville, Wisconsin tour a mine to see how lead is extracted.
Description: International PA-100 power unit operating a Pomona water pump in a lead and zinc mine. A box labeled "dynamite" is in the foreground.
Description: Photoprint of Crawford County lead district map.
Description: Postcard of a photograph of a family. Writing reads: "W.H. Clelland and Family. One of the Cherry Mine survivers [sic]. It is this man who was said...
The Birth of the Badgers
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...
Description: Cincinnati, Ohio, Ebr. Martin, engraver.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Blockhouse lead mine with cows grazing.
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