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Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Women in hats in foreground, with railroad tracks below and sign that says, "Look out for the cars", and "While the bell rings the whistle blows." Very lik...

Photograph

Ben Doty

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A tire repairman in coveralls and necktie is shown in his shop among tires, inner tubes and equipment. Gas pumps are visible through the front window.

Date: 1933 

Description: Colorized postcard of a paved road curving to the left through trees, shrubs and bluffs. A dirt road can be seen to the left, and the sky is blue with a fe...

Photograph

Warren House Hotel

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Cars are parked along the side of the Warren Hotel, 102 Fourth Avenue at the corner of Oak Street. The hotel is a large two and one half-story stone struct...

Photograph

Cliff House Inn

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A copy of an original photograph by H.H. Bennett of the Cliff House Inn at Devil's Lake as seen from the beach. Abraham Lincoln is reported to have slept h...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from across street of a small truck loaded with two "Singer Electric Sewing Machines" parked in front of a store. The store, identified as "The Hat S...

Photograph

Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of the original pin rail fly system backstage at the Al. Ringling Theatre.

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...

Photograph

Factory on River

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across river of a large mill or factory complex, possibly the Island Woolen Mill. In front of the mill is a roofed boathouse, with a canoe hanging fro...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View down street of cars and trucks parked along Third Street in this view looking East across Oak Street. The First National Bank, left, is diagonally acr...

Date: 1935-08-16 

Description: Photographic postcard of a tourist camp at Devil's Lake State Park. A scene of picnic tables, automobiles and tents pitched among trees and grass. Text at...

Date: 1928-07-07 

Description: Colorized postcard of the bathing beach near the tourist camping site in Devil's Lake State Park. A diving tower appears on the right with a woman diving f...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey are seated in a sleigh wearing overcoats and hats, and covered with a fur lap robe. A handwritten message reads "Greeti...

Photograph

Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Broken limbs litter the lawn of the Sauk County Courthouse; trees bow under the weight of ice. Commercial buildings lining the square are seen in the backg...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A view of several people sitting and standing under a tree in front of a beach area at Devil's Lake State Park. People are swimming and wading in the water...

Photograph

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Chicago, Minneapolis, and St. Paul train crosses a bridge over the Wisconsin River at Devil's Lake.

Photograph

Daniel Reynolds

Date: 1909 

Description: Daniel Reynolds, wearing a hat, suit coat, and vest with watch fob, sits in a bentwood chair in front of a large tree. There is a board sidewalk behind hi...

Date: 1930 

Description: Row of cabins in Effinger Park. Each has a screened back porch. Picnic tables, sling-back chairs, and a parked car are under the trees on the lawn.

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