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Description: Man sitting in driver's seat of a Skelly Truck promoting itself with banners and streamers. In the background on the right is a church.
Description: Exterior view of the smokehouse at Governor Nelson Dewey estate, called Stonefield.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View across road of travelers on platform exiting the Lancaster train depot. A man sits on a horse-drawn wagon in front of the depot.
Description: View down an unpaved street in the business district. The buildings along the street include: a pool room, restaurant, opera house, W.G. Baxter's dry goods...
Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.
Description: View from entrance of a cave looking out to the Mississippi River, a railroad bridge, all surrounded by a forest. There is a small island in the river.
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...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Two men sitting in an open car in a field. There is a bluff in the background. On the front of the car underneath the windshield is a license plate with th...
Description: View from dirt road of a woman standing in the doorway of a stone one-room schoolhouse. An outhouse is behind the school.
Description: A view of the front of the Empire House Hotel, showing the porch and balcony. There are many wicker chairs on the porch, and there is an automobile parked...
Description: Outdoor group portrait of the six Schmitt brothers, Sherwin Gillett's brothers-in-law. In birth order they are: Charles (b. 1868), Alfred (b. 1870), Louis...
Description: View through trees of a group of children and adults standing in front of a clapboard one-room schoolhouse. an outhouse is visible behind the shcool.
Date: date unknown
Description: Denniston House hotel shown after the removal of its fourth floor and the replacement of the original porch.
Description: View up hill of two men standing at the entrance of the public school. There is a hand-pump near the entrance, and a bell tower on the roof of the school.
Description: Interior of the chapel at Saint Clara Academy, built in 1852. Founded by Father Samuel Mazzuchelli, the academy's chapel features large paintings and scul...
Description: A man driving a carriage pulled by two horses is at the curb of the post office. On the street, there is the dentist office of H.H. Hancock, a bank, and J....
Date: 1962-05-16 ca.
Description: Two metal fences with wooden posts in a pasture on a hill.
Description: Group of students sitting and standing along fence in front of a clapboard one-room school. The teacher stands behind them near the front door which has ro...
Description: Photographic postcard of Main Street. Many people can be seen on the sidewalks and flags decorate the buildings. The street is not paved and several horse-...
Description: Prize-winning ears of Wisconsin No. 7 corn on display. Students were given the seeds and encouraged to enter the resulting corn in the contest. The ten ear...
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