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Description: House with typical extension in rear.
Description: Teacher and students stand spaced apart in a line in front of a clapboard one-room school building and a small shed, perhaps an outhouse. In the background...
Date: 1930-10-24 ca.
Description: Celebrating the first "Cheese Day" with a parade. A group of spectators gather on the sidewalk near a truck displaying a banner and stove in the back.
Description: Sherwin and Emma Gillett cutting the cake at their 50th Wedding Anniversary banquet.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Photograph is captioned, "Dennison Hotel Cassville, Wis 2913".
Date: date unknown
Description: View down hill of the Brooklyn Bridge and houses.
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...
Description: Tour of the Potosi Brewery.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View from street of the Badger State Bank, which is on the first floor. On the second floor is a dentist's office. A telephone or telegraph pole is on the...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Two men work in a zinc mine near Platteville, Wisconsin.
Description: A woman is posed gazing into a mirror 'pond' while reading a book.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View from shoreline of a group of people standing on the "Henry Bosse" steamboat, a two-decked sternwheeler. The steamboat is attached to a barge along the...
Description: A map of the Nelson-Dewey State Park at the confluence of the Mississippi and Wisconsin rivers, showing the topographical features of the area, as well as...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Elevated view of gymnasium/theater with vaulted ceiling, large windows along both sides, and a small stage with chairs. There are built-in cupboards or dra...
Description: View from field of two horses grazing near a fence in the area outside the clapboard school building. There is a small outhouse on the far left. A hill wit...
Description: Winter scene overlooking town, showing Baptist church in background.
Description: View down Denniston Avenue. On the left side behind a long row of fences along the sidewalk are dwellings and a church. On the right side dwellings are alo...
Description: Outdoor group portrait of Sherwin Gillett's brothers-in-law. They are: Charles, Alfred, Louis, Gustav, Otto and Herbert.
Description: Elevated view of the brewery dwarfed by the overhead bluffs. The brewery was built by William Schmitz. George Scheibl ran the brewery from 1899 until his d...
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: A woman sits and reads on a wooden slat bench in a flower garden. There are ornamental plants in a wash tub and other containers; a rose bush nearly covers...
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