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Description: View across railroad tracks of storefronts located near the train depot. The shops include: Montford Lumber Company, Damerow's Cafe, and the American Hotel...
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: Pupils of the Dyer School, District No. 1 pose in front of the school.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A view showing unidentified mining operations.
Description: View down middle of commercial street. On the left, two men pose by a car at an automobile repair shop. The shop advertises Polarine motor oil and Willard...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: An elevated view of town. Caption reads: "Arrived here today 4 p.m. Will work at mines about 2 miles from here. Expect to go to Platteville the last of thi...
Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin
Description: A passenger train stopped at the depot. Three men are standing on the left, one of them pushing a cart. A row of milk cans is along the side of the depot b...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Group portrait of two dogs and five men. In the background are tents among trees. Two of the men are holding a pole strung with their fish catch.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad stone crusher. There is a large group of workmen posing along the work site.
Date: date unknown
Description: A woman stands on a wooden footbridge. There are homes in the distance.
Description: Elevated view of men examining ears of Wisconsin No. 7 corn on exhibit. Students were given the seeds and encouraged to enter the resulting crop in the con...
Description: A teacher, students, and a dog are carefully arranged on and around a two-story clapboard school building and school grounds. Young trees are planted on th...
Description: View down street of the central business district. A large brick building on the left with awnings includes a furniture store. Automobiles are parked at an...
Description: Saint Rose Roman Catholic parsonage.
Description: Elevated view of Stock Days. Horses and wagons loaded with livestock are lined up in a row on the snowy street. On the right is a train decorated with Amer...
Description: A man stands behind a fence and in front of a clapboard schoolhouse and outhouse on a hill. There is a bell tower on the school building.
Description: View of the church buildings from across the intersection.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville.
Description: View down a snow-covered street. There are shops on either side. "W.J. Birch - Cash Store" is on the left.
Description: Photographic postcard of the Hotel Donnelly. Men are standing and visiting on the porch. A sign on the corner reads "Hotel & Livery." Horse-drawn vehicles...
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