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Woman and Infant

Date: 1912 

Description: A hand tinted image of a young woman with a ruffled nightcap tending an infant wrapped in a crocheted blanket lying in a cradle. A candle burns in a brass...

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Machine Shop

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A group of eight men pose in the back of a room against a row of windows in a machine shop. There are overhead belts that power a row of grind stones; meta...

Date: 1931 

Description: A man and his dog are on the lawn in front of a house. A wooden sign reads, "Cottage and Rooms for Rent." Another sign below advertises for "N.F. Sherman 2...

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity; boulder on top of a cliff at the foot of Devil's Doorway. Man sitting on rock ledge.

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Old Settlers Cabin

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: W.H. Canfield stands in front of a log cabin. There is a brick chimney on the right side of the building.

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Race Car

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A man in racing attire and goggles sits behind the wheel of a race car. There is a cement block building behind him with an open garage door.

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Cars Buried in Snow

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Three men stand beside parked cars that have been buried by snowfall and snowplow on Fourth Avenue. The Sauk County Courthouse is on the right; commercial...

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Cleopatra's Needle

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity; Cleopatra's Needle in Wonder Notch. Man standing beside Needle.

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Scene at Plain

Date: 1921 

Description: View of men standing near a T-intersection. The three-story building on the left side of the intersection has a sandwich board advertising "Ice Cream." A m...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The photographer stands on a park or garden path holding his gloves. He wears a coat with attached cape, hat, and large cravat.

Date: 1923-10-23 

Description: Men work on the concrete chutes and elevated trestle. Iron reinforcing bars protrude from the forms.

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Pine Hollow

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: A view of Pine Hollow looking south. Ferry bluff is visible in the distance. Family group at edge of field; girl sitting on the rock is Everetta Bass. The...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of the boat landing in front of Cliff House, a resort hotel, in Devil's Lake State Park. Two men show off their catch of seven fis...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The photographer doffs his hat and smiles at the camera. He is wearing a long coat and gloves, and carries a cane.

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City Food Mart

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Five men and three women, employees of City Food Mart, pose in front of the store at 124 Third Street. Signs identify the store as "Baraboo's Newest Comple...

Date: 1913-04-07 

Description: Five men, two well-dressed, pose on electric rail cars during construction of the dam.

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The Grand Regatta

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." Spectators sit on the railroad bed at Devil's Lake.

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Street Scene

Date: 1929 

Description: View down road, with railroad tracks in the foreground. On the left is an automobile repair shop with two cars parked near the gas pumps. A man stands and...

Date: 1911-10-11 

Description: High water on the Wisconsin River has inundated the coffer dam at the construction site. The narrow gauge railroad (curved line in foreground, right) is n...

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