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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior of a lead mine showing two miners kneeling with candles in hand.

Date: 1920 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Uppena home, built by Bernard Henry Uppena in 1850.

A Short History of Wisconsin

Learn about the key people and events during Wisconsin's Territorial Era (1787-1848).

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Mullen Mine #2

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lead and zinc mine

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Down in the Mine

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Miners in the bowels of a lead mine.

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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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Description: The 120 foot shot shaft below the shot tower at Tower Hill State Park.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Lithograph of a map drawn to indicate a mine on land owned by Mineral Point Mining Co. in the lead region of southwestern Wisconsin.

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Cokerville Mine

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...

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Pit at Lead Mine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pit at Hazel Green lead mine.

The Birth of the Badgers

Discover the history of lead mining in Wisconsin, and the origin of Badgers.

Date: 1829 

Description: Cincinnati, Ohio, Ebr. Martin, engraver.

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Description: Photoprint of Crawford County lead district map.

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Abandoned Mine

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Spoils of an abandoned lead mineshaft.

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Weighing Pig Lead

Date: 1866-05 

Description: Engraved view of two men in a train locomotive observing the weighing of pig lead. Several bars of lead are stacked near the scale.

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Mine

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior of mining factory.

Date: 1853 

Description: Engraved exterior view of a lead mining furnace. A man sits in a horse-drawn wagon at the left of the building.

A Short History of Wisconsin

Read about immigration and economic growth in 19th-century Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: John L. Lewis, in miner's hat, after West Frankfort, Illinois, mine disaster.

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