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Description: Members of the Arms family (and a friend?) pose on Bernard Arms's farm. From left to right are Nellie Arms, Bernard Arms, unidentified man with eyes rolled...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a woman holding a walking stick and wearing a hat and fur coat with a fur stole sitting on a ledge of ice at Skillet Falls. Bare trees fra...
Description: View from water of two unidentified men standing on the shoreline near the dance pavilion on the north shore of Devil's Lake.
Description: A double exposure of a landscape featuring a very large tree and farm houses superimposed on an image of buildings and crowds at the Sauk County Fairground...
Description: Two well-dressed women stand at the foot of Skillet Falls. The trees in the background are bare; the hill behind is covered with tree stumps. The hill is...
Date: date unknown
Description: Lewis Arms sits on the back of a horse, probably on his uncle Bernard Arms's farm.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Civilian Conservation Corps workers at the Devil's Lake State park camp waving from trucks. Others men stand in the dirt road nearby.
Description: Lewis Arms and friends perch on a bluff overlooking Devil's Lake. From left to right are Arms, Eddie Elvord (Alvord?), Mary Rogers, and George Green (Green...
Description: Colorized postcard of a tourist camp at Devil's Lake State Park. Features a scene of men, women and children among picnic tables, automobiles. Tents are pi...
Description: Nellie Arms, aunt of Lewis Arms, holds a cat outdoors at the farm she shared with her husband Bernard.
Description: Sauk County's Centennial Queen float in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade.
Description: Devil's Lake State Park Civilian Conservation Corps workers posed at rock formation, possibly Devil's Doorway.
Description: Colorized postcard in the Tall-Tale style. Two men standing on the shore are pulling a third man's leg out of a enormous fish's mouth. Two automobiles and...
Description: A man and two women stand on a dock at Devil's Lake while a couple rows in a canoe on the water. Other rowboats are docked nearby and a covered rowboat n...
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.
Description: Posing together from left to right are Elinora, Nellie Arms (aunt of Lewis Arms), and Bonnie Childs. They are at Nellie and Bernard Arms's farm. There is a...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View across road of a two-story home located on a corner lot at 330 5th Avenue. There are signs on the lawn advertising rooms for tourists. A man is standi...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Two girls stand in the foreground, and a man and woman sit on a log over the stream in the background at a the Parfrey's Glen waterfall near Devil's Lake.
Description: L.C. Welsh Plumbing float entitled "Evolution of the Chamber Pot" in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade.
Description: William H. Canfield, an early settler of Sauk County, civil engineer, local historian and archeologist, poses outdoors holding a walking stick.
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