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Lead Mine Interior

Date: 1930
Description: View inside a lead mine showing six miners with a car on a track.
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Football Team

Date: 1899
Description: The football team from Platteville Normal School.
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Blockhouse Mine

Date: 1940
Description: Blockhouse lead mine with cows grazing.
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Prospecting for Lead

Date: June 1949
Description: Gophering, or prospecting for lead using a windlass at Maplewood Farm.
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Open Hearth Lead Furnace

Date: 1872
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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Down in the Zinc Mine

Date: 1910
Description: Miner inside a zinc mine.
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Zinc Miners

Date: 1910
Description: Zinc miners posing with an ore bucket down in a mine.
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Looking East down Main Street in Platteville

Date: 1930
Description: View looking east down Main Street at the intersection with Court Street. Coyle's Drugstore is on the right.
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Drawing of Tracy Theater

Date: March 12 1930
Description: Architectural drawing of Tracy Theater in Platteville, Wisconsin, Livermore & Barnes architects.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye of Platteville, Grant County, Wis. Looking North East

Date: 1875
Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville.
Map or Atlas

Platteville, Wis.

Date: 1896
Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville with twenty-two locations identified below image. Town square to left of center, behind Main Street. Area bordered by Lancast...
Photograph

Zinc Mining

Date: 1915
Description: Two men work in a zinc mine near Platteville, Wisconsin.
Drawing

Platteville Brewery

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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...
Photograph

Home of E. France

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Description: Home of E. France & Son. The buildings from left to right are: Warehouse No. 2 (partially blocked by 20 foot tall spruce hedge), Warehouse No. 3, 160 colon...
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Miners at Diner

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Description: Zinc miners at tables in the dining hall near.
Photograph

Platteville Coon Dog Race

Date: July 02 1944
Description: Coon dogs starting race with handlers and spectators in background.
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Platteville Coon Dog Event

Date: July 02 1944
Description: Coon dogs treeing a raccoon with handler and spectators observing. Sign on spectators' fence says: "Elect Taylor G. Brown, Republican Candidate for Lieuten...
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Wisconsin State College

Date: 1957
Description: Wisconsin State College (later renamed the University of Wisconsin-Platteville). Student Union in final stages of construction with Wisconsin State College...
Postcard

Mining Operations

Date: 1915
Description: A view showing unidentified mining operations.
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City Park

Date: 1930
Description: A view of the city park with gazebo.

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