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Photograph

Surface Digging

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lead mining by digging at the ground surface.

Date: 1904 

Description: Apiary of 92 colonies owned by N.E. France, a celebrated beekeeper. In the center is the frame of the 10x10-ft extracting house.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Marian Metcalf, teacher at Dyer School, poses on a sidewalk in front of the porch of a stuccoed house.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Miner inside a zinc mine.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View over town, including hotel and church, towards the Mississippi River. The far shoreline and bluffs are in the distance.

Date: 1848 

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Includes certifications signed by "Geo R. Bluntz, District Survey of Grant Co. W.T." and Ben C. Eastman.

Date:  date unknown

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...

Photograph

House in Cassville

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Single story house with yard.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1909 

Description: An intersection with a woman walking near a storefront. A sign for a hotel is in the distance.

Photograph

Mount Hope Hotel

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A hotel on an unpaved road. A man stands looking out of the hotel from behind a screen door at the corner of the building.

Photograph

CCC Camp Scene

Date: 1938 

Description: Elevated view of Civil Conservation Camp (CCC), tentatively identified as the Bloomington camp.

Date: 1887 

Description: View over Mississippi River of town on shoreline with bluff in the background.

Photograph

New State Bank

Date: 1913 

Description: Interior of the newly constructed state bank. Featured is a safe, which is open to display the metal gate which has the words: "State Bank of Fennimore" en...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: A view of Main Street, looking east.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of three generations of a family.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A view of the Mitchell-Rountree house (the first).

Date:  

Description: View from road of a teacher and students posing on front landing of a clapboard one-room schoolhouse with bell tower.

Date: 1921 

Description: View down Main Street. Osward's restaurant is on the far left. The post office and a plumbing shop are on the right.

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.

Photograph

General Store

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across street of the General Store. A group of five men, two women, and three children are standing in front. with a windmill is in the back and a sta...

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