• Sixth grade basketball team, Platteville, 1924

    Group portrait of grade school basketball team posing at what appears to be an outdoor court. Five boys are wearing shorts and tank tops, while two wear school clothes. Team member in center holds a b…

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  • Joseph Cover, Lancaster

    Tintype of Joseph Cover in frame with a label reading "My uncle Joe Cover" - Fannie Barber Knapp

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  • John Gray, Hazel Green

    John Gray, son of Samuel Gray. Lived at Hazel Green. Hand-tinted tintype.

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  • Elizabeth Burkett Gray, Hazel Green

    An extremely large, hand-tinted tintype portrait of Elizabeth (Eliza) Burkett Gray of Hazel Green, Wisconsin. Wife of John Gray.

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  • Mining plant, Platteville, 1905-1920

    Loemker, Reverend Herman J

    View of structures and equipment at a mining plant. Image is hand-tinted. This is a lantern slide from the collection of Reverend Herman J. Loemker, pastor for the German Methodist Episcopal Church. R…

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  • Richard V. Huftill, Ellenboro

    Portrait of Richard V. Huftill. Huftill was born April 5, 1842 in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and died in 1930 in Lancaster, Wisconsin. He captured a flag of the 13th Alabama infantry regiment at Gettysburg o…

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  • Eliza Switzer Dixon, Fennimore, 1876

    Portrait of Eliza Switzer Dixon, wife of Ora A. Dixon. Handwriting at top of photo reads "Liza Switzer", bottom "1876". Biographical information: "Ora A. Dixon, the eldest son of William R., was born…

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  • Burlington train on the Mississippi

    Image of Burlington train rounding bend along railroad tracks. High stone cliff covered in trees to the left of the tracks.

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  • George Harper Cox, Lancaster

    Portrait of George Harper Cox. Handwritting at bottom of image reads "Geo. H. Cox". This photo is from the contents of the Centennial box sealed at Lancaster, Wisconsin on July 4, 1876, and opened Jul…

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  • Joe and Harry Greer, 1940-1949

    Joe Greer (l.) and Harry Greer (r.) stand together alongside a fence. Joe Greer was Sheriff of Grant County, Wisconsin and also owned and operated a traveling rodeo show. His son Harry was also sherif…

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  • Captain W. Homer Beebe

    Portrait of Captain W. Homer Beebe. Early worker on the telephone. Had 16 mile long distance line run between Lancaster and Platteville before A.G. Bell. President U.S. Grant made his first telephone…

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  • William Eugene Sloat, Lancaster, 1870-1876

    Portrait of William Eugene Sloat. This photo is from the contents of the Centennial box sealed at Lancaster, Wisconsin on July 4, 1876, and opened July 1976, contents now held by the Grant County Hist…

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  • Ora A. Dixon, Fennimore, 1876

    Portrait of Ora A. Dixon, husband of Eliza Switzer Dixon. Handwriting at top of photo reads "Ora Dixon", bottom "1876". Biographical information: "Ora A. Dixon, the eldest son of William R., was born…

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  • Street scene, Potosi

    Men pose on sidewalk in front of wood and brick buildings on a commercial street. Business signs on storefronts include "Carpets", "Marlow and Halferty Dentist's", "Ennor and Seaton", "Post Office", a…

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  • Oscar C. Hathaway, 1870-1876

    E. R. Curtiss

    Portrait of Oscar C. Hathaway. This photo is from the contents of the Centennial box sealed at Lancaster, Wisconsin on July 4, 1876, and opened July 1976, contents now held by the Grant County Histori…

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  • Henry Mankel, Beetown

    Van de Wall

    Son of John and Edith Rose (Henkel) Mankel. Husband of Edith Rose Henkel. Married March 18, 1903. Father of three children: Henry, Kate, and John.

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  • Martin P. Rindlaub, Platteville, 1931

    Martin P. Rindlaub, retired Platteville newspaper editor, takes his first flight in an airplane in 1931. Hand-written note beneath image reads "1st air ride 1931 at age 93. M. P. Rindlaub". Logo on pl…

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  • Male bronco rider, Joe Greer Rodeo, 1940-1949

    Male rider and horse tumble backward at Joe Greer Rodeo. Joe Greer was Sheriff of Grant County, Wisconsin, and also owned and operated a traveling rodeo show.

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  • Stone Crusher, Platteville, 1905-1920

    Loemker, Reverend Herman J

    Men working with stone crusher. A man in a suit holding hands with a small child is visible to the far right. The stone crusher was probably part of the Enterprise Mine complex at Platteville, Wiscons…

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  • National Zinc Separating Co. Plant, Cuba City, Wis. 2 - 25

    Train tracks at the National Zinc Separating Company lead to what appears to be a large mound of zinc. Various structures are visible in the background. Label affixed to photo reads "CM45".

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