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Photograph

Men in Hay Field

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Probably one of the "Three different views of the village of Argyle, Wis." mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Two men sit in a hay...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the Chicago Stageroad marker erected by the local Daughters of the American Revolution.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of a street scene featuring a central business district bordered by sidewalks and storefronts. A number of people are standing on the sidewalk and wal...

Photograph

Highway 139 Paving

Date: 1933-09-22 

Description: Paving operation on the section of State Highway 139 in Lafayette County locally known as the Platteville-Belmont Road.

Photograph

Masonic Lodge

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Masonic Lodge, erected in 1845. The first in Wisconsin, removed to Masonic cemetery outside New Diggings and refurbished as shown in 1950. Marker in front...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Blanchardville Depot. The two-story building is painted with the village's name. A locomotive is in front of the platform where a group of people is st...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Masonic Temple marker to commemorate the first Masonic Temple erected in Wisconsin, built in 1845. The marker and temple were moved in 1950 from the town t...

Date: 1858 

Description: This 1858 map shows mine shafts, lead veins, and topography on the property of the New Diggings and Shullsburg Mining Company in Section 5 of Township 1 N....

Map or Atlas

Map of New Diggings

Date: 1874 

Description: Map of New Diggings - inset map in bottom right corner of "Benton & New Diggings" map, on page 11 of "Atlas of Lafayette County Wisconsin," a collection of...

Photograph

Oak Hill Cemetery

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The Old York Cemetery. The 1872 headstone of Haldor, son of Syver and Martha Holland, is in the foreground, surrounded by a picket fence.

Date: 1876-09-19 ca.

Description: Left to right: Johannes Brenum (father), Peter, Bernt, Ole, Maria, Ingeborg (mother), Mrs. Margaret Larson (neighbor in plaid dress). Little girl is Minnie...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: The Carnegie Free Library.

Photograph

Azel P. Ladd

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Azel Parkhurst Ladd (1811-1854). Ladd was the Wisconsin state superintendent of public instruction in 1852. Oval-framed quarte...

Photograph

Mazzuchelli Chapel

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Detail on Mazzuchelli's chapel.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The Theodore Vinger farmstead sits on gently rolling terrain. A painted sign on the large barn identifies the owner. At the time of the photograph, Martin...

Date: 1925 

Description: View down middle of street, with pedestrians and storefronts lining both sides. There is a meat market on the left. Automobiles are parked along the curb.

Date: 1911 

Description: Three quarter view of the Methodist Evangelical Church on a hillside. A belfry with no steeple and windows shaped like elongated pentagons.

Photograph

Mazzuchelli Chapel

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Front view of Father Mazzuchelli's chapel.

Photograph

Creamery

Date: 1911 

Description: A view of the creamery and a residence on its second floor. A woman and two children at the foot of the stairs. A one lane road winding up the hill.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a high school.

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