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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 to have...
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...
From Sacred Calumets to Ashtrays
Date: date unknown
Description: Early Wisconsin lead miners using a Pioneer Windlass.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Spoils of an abandoned lead mineshaft.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View of the Gratiot homestead at Gratiot's Grove Site.
Description: Photoprint of Crawford County lead district map.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Students from Platteville, Wisconsin tour a mine to see how lead is extracted.
Description: Exterior of mining factory.
Description: A ink on tracing paper, hand-drawn map that shows lead mines, the boundary of the lead bearing strata, and the military road in Lafayette, Grant, Iowa, and...
Description: This is a reproduction of a map originally published in 1829 by R.W. Chandler, a pioneer settler of Galena. It is based on an earlier map by surveyor Luciu...
Description: Map of lead mines operating in Wisconsin.
Description: Exterior view of the Gratiot homestead at Gratiot's Grove Site.
Description: The 120 foot shot shaft below the shot tower at Tower Hill State Park.
Description: Lead and zinc mine
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...
A Short History of Wisconsin
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: Exterior of a badger-type early Wisconsin lead mine.
Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.
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