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Date: 2012-07-27 

Description: Exterior view of the public school, positioned on a small hill.

Date: 2012-07-27 

Description: Exterior view of the Methodist Evangelical Church, with stairs and a ramp at the front of the building.


Description: Wood frame one-room school house.


Family Gathering

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Sherwin Gillett's extended family. Top row: Gerald Baumeister, son of Sherwin's sister, Helen; Lorin Gillett, son of Sherwin; Rufus Gille...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Miner inside a zinc mine.

Date: 1949-08-04 

Description: Looking over Governor Nelson Dewey's account books at the governor's desk in his office at Stonefield are Raymond Sivesind, state supervisor of historic si...

Date: 1904 

Description: Apiary of 92 colonies owned by N.E. France, a celebrated beekeeper. In the center is the frame of the 10x10-ft extracting house.


Black Hawk Monument

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A rock formation known as "Black Hawk Monument" in Wyalusing State Park. The park's original name, Nelson Dewey, was later given to a different state park...


Saint Clara Academy

Date: 1846 after

Description: A view of the main buildings at Saint Clara Academy, set against a hill. Saint Clara Academy moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922, and since 1970 has go...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young man holding a shotgun, and two dogs posing on a sheepskin rug.


Haying Operations

Date: 1945-07 

Description: Front view of two men wearing hats standing atop a wagon piled with hay that is being pulled across a partially cut hay field by two horses.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Interior view of the parlor of the Conrad Schmitt (Sherwin Gillett's father-in-law) home. Family photographs are on the wall and on the piano.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of a female telephone operator at an 1890s era switchboard.

Date: 1956 

Description: Store at 1897 Canal Street, with an old car on the lower right. The car is parked in front of a "no parking" sign.

Date: 1929 

Description: A rock formation called "Black Hawk Monument" in Nelson Dewey State Park -- now Wyalusing State Park.


Description: Books on display of students' school work. Teachers chose the best work of each student and compiled it into a "Specimen Book," which was returned to the c...


Two Fences

Date: 1962-05-16 ca.

Description: Two metal fences with wooden posts in a pasture on a hill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Students and teacher pose outdoors. The students are sitting on two teeter totters. In the background is a fence and beyond is a farmhouse and farm.


Lover's Lane

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across a wooden footbridge. There are two men and a cart below on the left.

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