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Photograph

Junk Boat

Date: 1894-05-27 

Description: Several men pose on the deck of a junk boat called "Ivory Wood No. 3" on the Indian Kentucky River.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue (now Wisconsin Avenue). Statue is in center foreground with trees around it, as well as a road and church to the left and other buildings to t...

Photograph

Village Election

Date: 1974 

Description: "Gordon Neitzel keeps tabs on a village election."

Date: 1934-05-14 

Description: Man stands next to an automobile outfitted with signs advertising Nu-Enamel paint.

Photograph

Meat Packers Parade

Date: 1931 

Description: A group of men wave American flags while riding in an International Harvester truck as part of the Meat Packers Parade. The parade is moving down a city st...

Photograph

Christ Feed Mill

Date: 1963 

Description: H.P. Christ Feed Mill. The first building across the street is the Atlas Hotel which was located at the site of the present Milo Howarth senior home. Othe...

Date: 1956 

Description: Two Metros in a parking lot. On the left, a man sits in the driver's seat of a S-150 Metro with a sign painted on the side reading: "West Suburban, Grocers...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steel engraving of the first major battle of the Civil War, fought in Virginia, near the Manassas, Virginia, railway junction, after which the battle is ca...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A young boy sits on the dock in front of Olson's store in Crescent Park on Lake Waubesa. Small row boats are arrayed for rental.

Photograph

Observation Balloon

Date:  

Description: A World War I observation balloon held Gulliver-like by its airship company. During World War I, balloons were positioned near the front so that observers...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: North view down Washington Avenue.

Date: 1945-03-01 

Description: A Frank Fruit Co. truck sits in a garage after a traffic accident that destroyed the front end of the vehicle.

Map or Atlas

Platteville, Wisconsin

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This street map was likely given out by Mound City Bank and features a legend of points of interest and a street index. Streets are labeled as is the Round...

Date: 1948-02-13 

Description: A mechanic spray painting a vehicle at Kayser Motors, located at 701 East Washington Avenue.

Postcard

Stone Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of Stone Street. A car is parked in front of an auto repair store. Electric power lines run down the street, and a water tower is in...

Photograph

Pfeifer's Drugstore

Date: 1888 

Description: Exterior view of Charles Pfeifer's Drugstore, founded in 1858. From left to right are Charles Pfeifer, Fred Pfeifer, Mrs. Adam Heeb, Fulda Pfeifer, Mrs. Ch...

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Westgate Shopping Center under construction.

Date: 1961-08-20 

Description: Street scene with a Shell gasoline station, the Kitty Korner Kafe, and a phone booth in early morning fog.

Photograph

Rowboats on River

Date:  

Description: Three boats full of men and women row down a river. A steep shoreline is visible in the background.

Date: 1926-05-05 ca.

Description: International trucks line the sidewalk in front of the Burlington Farm Machinery Company, an International Harvester dealership.

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