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Photograph

Shake Rag Street

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Shake Rag Street, showing Cornish miner's homes. The street was formerly called Howard Street in honor of Capt. R.C. Howard who was stationed at Fort Defia...

Photograph

Fountain Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Fountain Street looking west.

Date: 1954-08-05 

Description: Costumed actors and actresses from the Mineral Point Players stand on the steps of the Gundry Mansion while enacting a scene from Shakespeare's "A Midsumme...

Date: 1900-02-12 

Description: Front Row: Edyth Jobe, Joe Nunamaker, Tommy Bradshaw, Bob Winnett, Jack Williams, Alex Nunamaker, Lee Winnett, and Ethel Baumgartner. Second Row: Cora Jobe...

Date: 1915-09 

Description: Sheet 8 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Aerial photograph of Mineral Point taken as part of a survey by the Wisconsin Power and Light Company to promote economic development by emphasizing availa...

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Photograph

Lower Ward School

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Lower Ward School (also called Second Ward School) built in 1867 and used through 1923. It was torn down in 1931.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The businesses on High Street, looking west.

Date: 1932 

Description: The home of Henry Plowman, the co-founder of a local newspaper, The Miner's Free Press. The house was erected in 1855-1856 and was reportedly later occupie...

Drawing

Pendarvis House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Cornish Pendarvis house on Shake Rag Street.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A cottage on the corner of Fountain Street and Chestnut Street.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: The dining room in the Cornish miner's cottage on Shake Rag Street called Trelawny. The cottage was restored under the ownership of Robert M. Neal and is n...

Photograph

Mineral Point

Date: 1955 

Description: Aerial view of Mineral Point.

Date: 1929-07 

Description: Sheet 9 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

Photograph

Shake Rag Street

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Shake Rag Street, showing Cornish miner's homes. The street was formerly called Hoard Street in honor of R.C. Hoard who was stationed at Fort Defiance duri...

Photograph

Trelawny Fireplace

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The living room fireplace and dining room table in the Cornish miner's cottage on Shake Rag Street called Trelawny. The cottage was restored under the owne...

Photograph

Polperro House

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: A restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after restoration the siding was...

Postcard

Castle Rock

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Looking up toward Castle Rock in Mineral Point.

Date: 1960 

Description: A Cornish house on Shake Rag Street.

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