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Description: Wrecked and abandoned automobiles in a hidden rural hollow.
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.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A view of downtown intersection. The view shows the Tate and Kleinpell Hardware store, Dr R.W. Scott, dentist, the Braun Bros with Dubuque Beer on tap. The...
Description: View down Main Street. Osward's restaurant is on the far left. The post office and a plumbing shop are on the right.
Description: This map of Nelson Dewey State Park shows the park layout, points of interest, facilities, campgrounds, roads, railroads, and the Mississippi River. Relief...
Description: Pit at Hazel Green lead mine.
Description: View down an unpaved residential road. Houses are in the background.
Description: Letterhead of the Industrial Arts Division, Wisconsin State College-Platteville, with a view of the front of the division building and a cloud-filled sky,...
Description: Outdoor group portrait of a class featuring Lorin Gillett (son of Sherwin Gilett), and their teacher sitting on the steps in front of the double door of wh...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: On the right a mailman is standing with his horse and cart. The cart is labeled 'RFD Route No.1' and 'U.S. Mail'. Members of his family, one boy and one gi...
Description: Exterior of the chapel at Saint Clara Academy, built in 1852. Founded by Father Samuel Mazzuchelli, the academy's chapel features elaborate stained glass w...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Aerial view of town. The Mississippi River and far shoreline is in the background. The Furnace Branch creek runs through the town in the foreground.
Description: Photographic postcard of the Wisconsin River Bluffs and covered bridge. Text below reads: "Wisconsin River Bluffs, Boscobel, Wis."
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.
Description: Outdoor group portrait of the six Schmitt brothers, Sherwin Gillett's brothers-in-law. In birth order they are: Charles (b. 1868), Alfred (b. 1870), Louis...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: View of snowy street. There are branches down in the road from the trees. In the background is a hill. This is part of Frank Feiker's 'Souvenir' series.
Description: Full-length portrait of Maria and Conrad Schmitt, Sherwin Gillett's mother- and father-in-law.
Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Governor Nelson Dewey's house.
Description: Two-story, brick Ballantine residence, with very tall grass in the foreground, and trees in the background.
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