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Emma Gillett

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Emma Gillett, wife of Sherwin, mother of Lorin.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Four men are standing outside a hotel entrance. The two pairs of men are smiling as they shake hands. Three of them are wearing boater hats. The second man...

Date: 1928 

Description: Shows different types of roads, railroads, schools, churches, farmsteads, cheese factories, mine shafts, old surface workings, streams, old sulphur pits, a...

Date: 1943-09-04 

Description: Governor Goodland conferring with District Attorney John Grindell and Sheriff Aloys Klaas about gambling in Grant County.

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Cemetery

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a cemetery with stone grave markers among pine trees. A barbed wire fence surrounds the perimeter. Wooden steps go over the fence next to the gat...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: This is WPA (Works Progress Administration) project #8656 of a log and masonry picnic table built by the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) at Wyalusing Sta...

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Parker Hospital

Date: 1922 

Description: View of Parker Hospital from the walkway. Leaves cover the lawn. There is a lawn swing in the yard.

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Street Scene

Date: 1909 

Description: View from unpaved street of a business district. W.G. Baxter's dry goods store is on the corner, and next to it is the Opera House. A number of people are...

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Henry Elston Family

Date: 1937 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Henry Elston Family of Muscoda, with a dog sitting in the foreground. According to US censuses they are from left to right: M...

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Depot and Train

Date: 1909 

Description: Train stopped at Blue River Depot.

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Street Scene

Date: 1909 

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

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Description: View across yard of a clapboard one-room schoolhouse with a teacher and children playing outside.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of ferry carrying three automobiles on the Mississippi River. An excursion boat is in the water nearby, and buildings are on the far sh...

Photograph

Nelson Dewey Farm

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Nelson Dewey farm, showing the house built on the site after Dewey's death. The original house built by Dewey burned in 1873.

Photograph

Claire Alexander

Date: 1931 

Description: Claire Alexander, 12, identified on the reverse of the photograph as "Boy Champion of 4-H Club" poses wearing bib overalls and a cap with earflaps. Two oth...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three people stand in the farm yard. The man on the right is feeding chickens, a woman in the center stands holding an apron. The man on the left is carryi...

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C.B. & Q. Railroad

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad crew with the rock crusher. The train car is labeled '204430' and 'Burlington Route'. A steep hill rises behind...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville.

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Description: An engraving based on a drawing by Alexander Simplot of the Platteville Brewery (spelled Plattville). It is an elevated perspective showing the main buildi...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Galena (lead sulfide) was melted at this open hearth furnace owned by Richard Straw and Company on the Roundtree Branch of the Little Platte River. The men...

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